Cemeteries will remain open for burial services. But gatherings limited to 20 people that are first-degree relations to the deceased, local media reported.
Kuwait , Kuwait
08 March 2021, 12:00 AM
31 March 2021, 12:00 AM
According to a circular issued by the Director General of Kuwait Municipality, Cemeteries will remain open for burial services between 8:00am to 4:00pm.
The circular also mentioned that those participating in the burial service are limited to 20 people that are of first-degree relations to the deceased. Each burial service will be approximately an hour and a half, depending on the discretion of the cemetery official.
The decision goes into place as of Sunday as Kuwait introduces a new partial curfew between 5:00am to 5:00pm for a duration of a month.
Earlier, Director of the funerals affairs directorate at Kuwait Municipality Faisal Al-Awadhi said that cemeteries will open for visits from 10 am to 2 pm, visit duration is 30 minutes only, masks must be worn and social distancing observed, burials can be held every 30 minutes and at any time as decided by cemetery officials in coordination with the deceased’s relatives.