The Philippines and India have refused to receive 340 of their nationals who were convicted of violations and were instructed to be expelled from Kuwait. The two countries insist on obtaining health certificates for each of the nationals confirming that they are free of the coronavirus. Due to the Philippine-Indian decision, the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry was forced to stop the legal procedures for deporting the 340 violators, who are currently being detained in a deportation centre.“Continued coordination is taking place between the Ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs with the embassies of the two countries, with a view to finding a quick solution,” Kuwaiti news website reported. 3 flights were supposed to be carried out, 2 of them to India and the third one to the Philippine capital Manila, but all trips were canceled due to the request of the authorities for a health certificate stating the safety of everyone who is deported from diseases.Continued coordination is taking place between the Ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs with the embassies of the two countries, with a view to finding quick solution to this. Kuwait went into virtual lock down on Thursday, said violators of the curfew could face up to three years in jail or fines of up to 10,000 dinars ($32,157).Kuwait has total of 191 coronavirus cases, 39 of them have recovered and 152 are still receiving treatment. The Ministry of Health urged the citizens and residents to abide by all the decisions and recommendations issued by authorities.