Health Alert – Phase Three Begins Tomorrow; Reduced Nationwide Partial Curfew; Last Neighborhood Lockdown Lifted

Location: Kuwait

 Event: Effective tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28, the Government of Kuwait will transition from Phase Two to Phase Three of its five-phased reopening plan.

During Phase Three, a 6-hour curfew is in effect from 9:00pm until 3:00am.  While each phase is expected to last for three weeks, the Government of Kuwait has indicated that phases may last shorter or longer depending on local health conditions.  The lockdown on Farwaniya was lifted on July 26.  There are no longer any areas in Kuwait under complete lockdown.

In Phase Three, the number of employees in government agencies will increase to no more than 50 percent.  Visits to social care homes will be permitted, and hotels, resorts, and hotel apartments will reopen.  Taxis services will resume with only one passenger allowed per vehicle.

Actions to Take:

 Assistance:

  • S. Embassy Kuwait

Bayan, Block 13,

Masjed Al-Aqsa Street

Kuwait City, Kuwait

(965) 2259-1001

KuwaitACS@State.gov

kw.usembassy.gov

 

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444