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Interior Ministry sets up voting panels for COVID patients

By Nawara Fattahova

KUWAIT: The interior ministry yesterday announced setting up five voting committees for men and five for women to deal with COVID-19 patients and those in quarantine who will be voting on election day on Dec 5, 2020. According to ministry decree no. 1058/2020, these committees are prepared to receive voters in accordance with health requirements. The decision aims to ensure safety and prevent the spread of diseases.

The committees are divided according to the constituencies in the following schools: First constituency – Abdullah Adullatif Al-Omar School in Mishref; second constituency – Ibn Rushd School in Faiha; third constituency – Al Adailiya School in Adailiya; fourth constituency – Al-Andalus Elementary School in Andalus; fifth constituency – Akifa bin Abdulmuttalib High School in Jaber Al-Ali.

Although it wasn’t specifically mentioned that these committees are for COVID-19 patients in the post on the interior ministry’s official social media accounts, Brig Gen Tawheed Al-Kandari, Director General of Relations and Security Media, confirmed this to Kuwait Times.

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