Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said on Sunday although omicron virus has spread in many countries, there was no reported cases of the virus in Kuwait. On the sidelines of celebrating the opening of Al-Fnaitees Medical Center, Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah confirmed that the ministry’s procedures in this regards were exceptional even before the existence of this mutation.
Health regulations and procedure imposed in Kuwait had prevented this virus from spreading among citizens and residents, the Minster noted. “We urge all people to keep wearing their masks in closed areas, get vaccinated and get the third booster dose, and do their PCR tests,” he stressed. He added that even with the good vaccination rate in the country, the number of cases would rise if the new Virus spreads in the country, and this is why “we have to increase out protection level among people and society. (KUNA)