Arabic local newspaper Alrai reported that The Minister of Health, Dr. Basil Al-Sabah denied the “rumors circulating today about the return of the partial ban to Kuwait based on a meeting with health leaders.”

Dr. Basil Al-Sabah said in a special statement that “the alleged meeting did not take place today, and its date was originally tomorrow, so how did the traders build on a meeting that did not hold a decision that was not issued.”