Kuwait News, April 7: Chairman of the Kuwaiti Federation of Laundry Owners, Jamal Al-Ansari, revealed in a special statement to Alanba local Arabic newspaper that the number of laundries operating in Kuwait amounts to about 3000 laundries distributed in all regions and governorates of Kuwait, 50 of which have been closed permanently, and 400 laundries have been temporarily closed. They are unable to pay the salaries and rents they owe.

Al-Ansari said that a letter was delivered to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, and Chairman of the Corona Emergency Committee Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah regarding allowing laundries that have a clothing delivery service to work during the partial ban period by issuing non-exposure permits to their employees, taking into account all health requirements, social distancing, and work. Inside the laundry during the time of the partial ban, in order to reduce the losses.