The news comes as the country is entering its third phase of re-opening following Covid-19 restrictions.

Shopping malls in Kuwait are allowed to reopen from 10am to 8pm. According to the Director General of Kuwait Municipality, Ahmad Al-Manfouhi, retail food markets and food stores can also reopen from 6am to 8pm.

It comes as the country moves into the third phase of gradually returning to normal life following an intense period of restrictions, designed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Hotels, resorts – including swimming pools – gyms, beauty salons and seating lobbies will remain closed, he said.

The country is set to relaunch flights from Kuwait International Airport from 1 August to 20 destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.