Health Minister bans big social events, including weddings

Kuwait, Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah issued a number of decrees banning different types of social gatherings including weddings, feasts as part novel coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said that the decrees prohibit large non-family gatherings, receptions. Public and private diwaniyas (gathering halls) are also included in the new measures.

The police will be tasked to enforce the decrees in accordance with laws connected with the prevention of disease.

All measures will be implemented as part of the nationwide efforts to prevent the further spread of coronavirus.

Source: Bahrain News Agency