Free PCR tests for unvaccinated Grade 12 students before school exams, according to Kuwait's Ministry of Education.
Kuwait , Kuwait
07 June 2021, 12:00 AM
30 June 2021, 12:00 AM
Kuwait launched free PCR tests for unvaccinated students of Grade 12 to ensure their safety during the upcoming school exams next week, Kuwait's Ministry of Education said in a press statement.
This measure comes in cooperation with the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Sunday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time in a number of schools in each educational area in the country.
Students taking the school exams will require a presentation of the vaccination certificate issued by MoH or negative result of PCR test, it said.
Any student who suffers from COVID-19 infection or has contact with the infected should not come to school for exams, it added.
The statement said that the move aims to ensure the highest standards of health and safety for the students and to reduce the risks of COVID-19 infection.