Kuwait Airways will send flight to Thailand to evacuate its citizens

A Buddhist monk wearing a face mask to protect himself from a new virus at a skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand on Feb. 7, 2020. (File photo: AP)

Kuwait Airways will operate a flight to Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, to evacuate Kuwaiti citizens there, the information ministry said on Twitter on Friday.

The ministry said the flight from Bangkok will leave on Saturday Feb. 29 at 11:30 a.m. Bangkok time and urged its citizens in Thailand to contact the embassy.

Earlier on Friday, Kuwait confirmed two more cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 45, a Health Ministry official said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:02 - GMT 07:02