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Kuwait will lift the ban on international travel and allow its citizens and residents to travel to and from the country starting from August 1 excluding a few countries.

Iran Press/Middle East: "Citizens and residents of the country are allowed to travel to and from Kuwait, except for residents coming from the following countries: Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran, and Nepal," Kuwait's Center for Government Communication (CGC) said in a tweet on Thursday.

Kuwait had suspended all commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport in mid-March as part of the government’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

The country’s tally stands at 65,903 confirmed coronavirus cases, 56,467 recoveries, and 444 deaths as of Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health.