Kuwait Embassy in UK calls on citizens to halt travel to UK unless it’s urgent

Kuwait Embassy in the United Kingdom called on citizens Saturday wishing to travel to Britain not to travel at the present time, except in for most urgent matters, due to large increase in Coronavirus infection rates, as well as the comprehensive closure measures currently applied in the Kingdom.

In a press release, the embassy called on citizens who urgently will travel to the United Kingdom “to undergo a (PCR) examination test and to obtain a certificate proving that they are not infected with the virus, provided that it was issued 72 hours before the date of departure to Britain.

According to new procedures, the new measures by British authorities will begin at the beginning of next week, as well as filling out a form to determine the whereabouts of the traveler during his stay in Britain.

The embassy also urged Kuwaiti citizens who are currently in Britain for treatment or other binding matters to exercise extreme caution and not go out unless its important, and to adhere to the guidelines of the British health authorities in order to preserve their safety and contact the embassy in case they need any help or inquiry on the emergency phone number 02075903400.

Source: Kuwait News Agency