The announcement was launched by the Minister of Health, Sheikh Dr. Basil Al-Sabah, the day before yesterday, that the vaccination rate in the country has officially reached 70%, a new stage of optimism about achieving societal immunity against the Corona epidemic.
Government sources revealed to Al-Qabas that Kuwait’s achievement of this percentage is a big step that brings us closer to complete immunity with a 100% vaccination rate for all those registered to receive the vaccine, saying: “It is expected to reach this percentage if matters of registration and the pace of vaccination proceed at their speed, within a month.”
Regarding the fears of the epidemic’s mutations, the sources said that the health authorities monitor all the indicators of the epidemiological countries and the emergence of new strains of the Corona virus, including “Delta Plus” and “Vita”, explaining that any decision in order to protect the country from entering any virus will be taken without hesitation, even Even if it costs the airport to close again.
Regarding the rumors that the children of residents over the age of 12 are not allowed to enter the country except for those who have been vaccinated, starting from the first of September, the sources resolved the issue by emphasizing that the category of children of residents under 16 years of age enters with their relatives coming to the country without the requirement of vaccination, pointing out that the category that will be forced to Vaccination is for children over 16 years of age
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