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Kuwaiti police use a drone to monitor residents walking in a neighbourhood of Kuwait city on May 12 as authorities allowed people to exercise for two hours under a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Image Credit: AFP

Abu Dhabi: Thirty-two people, including 26 Kuwati citizens and six from other nationalities, breached the total curfew and home quarantine rules on Friday, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday.

The ministry said the breakdown of offences by governorate is as follows: Asima (Capital) 6, Hawalli Governorate 9, Farwaniya Governorate 3, Ahmadi Governorate 6, Mubarak Al Kabeer 0, and Jahra Governorate 8.

Kuwait has been implementing a 24-hour lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus since Sunday. The 20-day total lockdown is planned to last through May 30.

Kuwait now allows residents to go grocery shopping by appointment and people are limited to shop for 30 items each week.

The Kuwaiti government also allows people to leave the house to walk between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.