E-platform Facilitates Domestic Workers’ Return To Kuwait From ‘High-Risk’ Nations

Kuwait City, 15th January 2021:

E-platform Facilitates Domestic Workers’ Return To Kuwait From ‘High-Risk’ Nations

BelSalamah’ is an electronic platform aims to facilitate return of domestic workers from the ‘high-risk’ countries.

◾ Return costs KD270 for every worker registered under Article 20 of the residency law, which applies to domestic helpers.

◾ The cost includes a 14-day quarantine, according to health requirements, meals, security & 3 PCR tests.

◾ The tickets are not included in the return program, as they are different depending on destination.

◾ Additional flights of the return of passengers will be organized in cooperation with Kuwait Airways, Al-Jazeera Airways & the other companies working at Kuwait Airport.

◾ All domestic workers’ passengers must hold a document from a laboratory accredited by their countries showing he/she is negative.

◾ The passengers will be subjected to another PCR test.

◾ If the tests’ results are negative, the workers will be transferred directly to the designated places for a 14-day quarantine.

◾ By end of the 14-day quarantine, the workers will undergo a third PCR test, & can go with their sponsors’ homes if the results are negative.

◾ Those who have positive results the MOH will be responsible for transferring them to another quarantine facilities.

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January 15, 2021 10:15 AM

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