01 March 2020 – Passengers arriving from Egypt and Syria checked twice for Covid-19

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: All passengers arriving from Egypt and Syria will be examined for Covid-19 at their home countries, and in Kuwait. Passengers must receive a medical check-up before boarding planes to Kuwait. Those with a high body temperature will not be allowed to board the plane until they test negative and have a normal temperature. Upon arrival, those who have normal temperatures will be followed up for 14 days, while those with a high temperature will be taken to a quarantine center for further procedures.
Full details here: https://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2871590&Language=en