Hundreds of Filipinos stranded at NAIA after Kuwait imposes travel ban on PH due to coronavirus

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As Kuwaiti government imposed travel ban on the Philippines to liit the spred of coronavirus, at least 100 overseas Filipinos are stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

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“The ban covers Filipinos and nationals of the six other countries. Foreigners with a valid residence visa in Kuwait and even those who previously entered the country were also banned,” The Filipino Times reported.

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Returning Kuwaitis, meanwhile, are required to undergo mandatory quarantine.

Kuwait also extends its travel ban to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Iran, Thailand, Italy and Iraq.

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