The government is yet to announce the start of phase five of its national reopening plan, which will see public and private sector workers returning to the office in full capacity.
Under current guidelines, workers must maintain a 2-metre distance and wear face masks at all times in workplaces. Eating and drinking is also forbidden at workplaces and physical contact between employees and visitors must be reduced.
Around 90,000 teachers returned to classrooms across Kuwait on 1 September. The Ministry of Education has taken into consideration health and safety measures to ensure staff health. The academic year 2020/21 will begin on 4 October.