Kuwait MOH started Random COVID-19 testing
Random testing via SMS Ministry of Health will begin sending SMS to 180 random people daily for testing at the drive thru testing center at Al-Jazeera Airways park 8 fly location.
People must get a curfew permit from
then go to the location for testing on the same day they receive the SMS.
Kuwait MoH launches drive-thru coronavirus testing site; Daily180 people to be called randomly for testing
The Ministry of Health inaugurated late Saturday a drive-through novel coronavirus testing center at Jazeera Airways Park & Fly facility at the Kuwait International Airport.
The center will help increase the number of tests carried out by the ministry to discover unreported infection cases, Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel AlSabah told reporters during the inauguration ceremony.
He pointed out that the center will be used to conduct 180 tests a day for 180 people from the six governorates.
The ministry will cooperate with the Public Authority for the Civil Information to randomly nominate 180 persons, representing the different state areas, the two sexes and different age categories, for the tests.
A SMS text message will be sent to the phones of the selected persons including all related information about the date, time, location of the testing, he clarified, adding that the center can receive 15 cars at once. People will be selected randomly from the PACI database for anyone between 18 and 70 years of age. The SMS message will contain all details including the procedures for obtaining the exit permit during the curfew hours to visit the testing center.
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