Kuwait ranked second after Qatar, at the level of the Gulf states, in the decrease in the basic reproduction rate of the “Corona” virus according to comparison figures between the cases of infection yesterday and the day before yesterday, while it ranked first in the countries with the highest rise for the index, the UAE, then the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia And Bahrain.
Informed sources told Al-Rai that “the average score is less than 1 in Qatar and Kuwait, according to the index of decline, while more than 1 scored in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, and more than 1.25 in the Sultanate of Oman, while it reached more than 1.5 in the UAE.”
On the other hand, the sources revealed that the Ministry of Health is moving towards accrediting the first qualified national laboratories to conduct a corona examination next week, with specifying service fees.
The sources pointed out that the preparations for the reopening of the Kuwait International Airport to commercial flights starting from the beginning of next month include the fulfillment of a number of necessary requirements, most notably the completion of the contract with a specialized medical company to provide a “corona” examination service for travelers, and the issuance of a certificate of the PCR test result for travelers that stipulate their destination of arrival. .
She added that the company «National Aviation Services» (NAS) will undertake the completion of the contracting procedures with the medical company, taking into account specifications, conditions and technical standards related to this type of examination, which will be according to specific fees borne by the applicant.