Kuwait City, 16th July 2022:
MoH, Kuwait urges pilgrims to do PCR test
#Kuwait : #Ministry of Health urges pilgrims to do PCR test
The Ministry of Health on Tuesday demanded pilgrims to take a PCR test within a period of three days from their arrival to Kuwait.
In a press statement, the ministry said the pilgrims can take the tests at the government-run Jaber Bridge Center every day from 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM and the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital from 08:00 AM to 12 PM or at any of the private medical laboratories.
It advised the pilgrims to check the test result at the ministry’s Immune app and ask for help if they felt ill during the first ten days of their return.
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