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Kuwait to Impose Curfew as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Kuwait to Impose Curfew as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Thursday, 4 March, 2021 - 18:00
People walk at a neighborhood in Kuwait. AFP file photo

Kuwait will impose a 5 p.m to 5 a.m. curfew and close parks from Sunday until April 8 in a bid to contain the coronavirus, the government's spokesman said on state TV.


Kuwait registered a record daily toll of 1,716 cases on Thursday. It had seen daily cases fall below 300 late last year from close to 1,100 in May.


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