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Booster shot mandatory for travel for Kuwaiti citizens vaccinated 9 months ago -- authority

Booster shot mandatory for travel for Kuwaiti citizens vaccinated 9 months ago -- authority
KUWAIT, Dec 23 (KUNA) -- The Directorate General of Civil Aviation declared on Thursday that taking the third booster jab of the anti-coronavirus vaccination has become a condition for allowing citizens who had been vaccinated nine months ago to travel, effective January 2nd.
The directorate said in a statement addressed to airways companies operating at Kuwait International Airport that according to the Cabinet resolution and after assessing the global epidemiological status, nationals who had been vaccinated nine month ago would no longer be allowed to travel if they had not taken the booster shot.
As to travelers coming to Kuwait, no passenger will be allowed into the country unless he (she) present a PCR certificate valid for 48 hours since the examination abroad.
Arrivals are compelled to be quarantined for ten days however they are to be relieved of the isolation if they take a PCR test at least 72 hours after coming to the country proving that they are not infected.
Immunization for arrivals must be substantiated via "immunity" and "hawaiti" applications. (end) aam.rk