Kuwait shuts down shops, malls, barbershops, due to coronavirus concerns

Kuwait to shut down shops, malls, and barbershops due to coronavirus. (AFP)

Shops, malls, and barbershops in Kuwait will be closed due to coronavirus, Tareq AlMezrem, government spokesman said on Saturday.

In a press conference, accompanied by Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah, and Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr. Saud Al-Harbi, Al-Mezrem added that arcades and entertainment centers for children will also be closed.

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The spokesman said cooperative societies and ration centers will remain open.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54