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March 04, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens – Special Election in Texas 6th Congressional District

March 04, 2021  Submit your absentee ballot now in this special election for federal office. The State of Texas will conduct a special election on Saturday, May 1, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 6th Congressional District.  Texas Congressional District 6 includes Ellis and Navarro counties and a portion of Tarrant County.    Service members, ...
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February 21, 2021: Health Alert – Extended Airport Closure for non-Kuwaiti Citizens

Location: Kuwait International Airport, and all Kuwaiti land and sea borders   Event: The Government of Kuwait has announced an extension of the airport closure for non-Kuwaiti citizens.    This message supersedes the Embassy’s Health Alert issued on February 20.   On February 20, the Government of Kuwait announced that it is extending the ban on the entry of non-Kuwaiti ...
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February 20, 2021: Health Alert – Announcement of New Quarantine Requirements

Location: Kuwait International Airport, and all Kuwaiti land and sea borders  Event: The Government of Kuwait has announced changes to the quarantine requirements for passengers arriving in Kuwait.   Continuing requirements:   All arriving passengers must still follow prior guidance regarding pre-arrival testing. Arriving passengers need to obtain and travel with a negative PCR test result, in English, administered ...
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February 04, 2021: Health Alert – Partial Border Closure & COVID-19 Restrictions

Location: Kuwait International Airport, and all Kuwaiti land and sea borders  Event: The Government of Kuwait has announced additional COVID-19 related restrictions to begin on Sunday, February 7.   For a two-week period starting on February 7, non-Kuwaiti citizens will not be permitted to enter Kuwait. There may be exceptions available for first-degree relatives of Kuwaiti citizens and ...
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