Arabic local newspaper Alanba reported that The Minister of Health, Sheikh Dr. Basil Al-Sabah, informed the Council of Ministers, in its regular meeting yesterday, headed by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, that the Corona epidemic is spreading rapidly, and the evidence is high in infections, positive care and PCR patients, and the recovering patients retreat.
senior sources confirmed that the cabinet’s decision to impose a partial curfew in the country stems from the reality of the government’s responsibility, noting that the decision was subjected to a careful study for a period of two weeks, in which the various stakeholders participated.
The sources said that so far, there has been no change to the date of the start of the ban at 5 p.m. until 5 a.m., revealing that the decision to cancel the ban is not in the hands of the government, but responsibility and achieving its goal in stopping more injuries falls on the shoulders of citizens and residents who are required to adhere to the conditions. Health until the number of infected people decreases and the spread of the epidemic stops, and consequently, the decision ends.
The government spokesman, Tariq Al-Muzrim, announced that the Council of Ministers had assigned the Ministry of Trade and Industry to coordinate to activate the appointment reservation system for entering cooperative societies during only a partial period of curfew hours, which were set from 5 pm until 10 pm, provided that entry of associations remains from 5 am Available until 4 pm.
The Council assigned the Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Mubarak Al-Haris to coordinate with the Ministry of Health to expedite the draft law amending some provisions of Law No. 8 of 1969 regarding preventive health precautions from communicable diseases and consider it among the priorities of draft laws.
The sources of the amendment explained that it enables the government to apply financial fines to violators of health requirements, including wearing masks and spacing, and for participants in gatherings.