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Bahrain Enforces Social Distancing, Requires Everyone to Wear Masks in Public

On top of the precautionary measures issued a few weeks ago, Bahrain has recently enforced additional measures to help contain and prevent the spread of the outbreak. The decision was made during a meeting of the Government Executive Committee on Monday, 7th April 2020. The meeting — held remotely — was chaired by the Crown Prince, [...]

Guidelines for Home Quarantine and Disinfection

Bahrain has imposed strict measures amid the current outbreak, such as limiting public gatherings, non-essential travel, and closure of some establishments. Other important measures taken to contain and prevent the outbreak are home quarantine and disinfection. Basically, quarantine involves restricting the movement of a person who may have been exposed to the pandemic, but does [...]

Bahrain Limits Public Gatherings, Imposes Strict Measures Amid COVID-19 Threat

Not long after the country reported its first death due to the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, Bahrain has begun imposing stricter measures to help monitor and prevent its spread. On Tuesday, 17th March, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister, chaired a meeting [...]

Bahrain Reports First Death due to COVID-19, Highlights Precautionary Measures

The Ministry of Health announced the death of a 65-year-old Bahraini female on Monday, 16th March 2020. The patient was registered as an active case of COVID-19, and she had also been suffering from underlying and chronic health problems. Apart from her case, the Ministry stated that all other COVID-19 patients in the country remain [...]

Guide to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

With the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at a steady rise on a global scale, governments are at a high alert in raising awareness and sharing preventive advisories to manage and control the spread of the virus in their respective regions. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) has commended the government of Bahrain for its precautionary [...]

Ministry Confirms 2 New COVID-19 Cases, Raising Total Number to 49

The Ministry of Health has reported two new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of confirmed cases in Bahrain to 49. The patients, a Bahraini female and a Saudi male, arrived at Bahrain International Airport via indirect flights from Iran. According to the Ministry, both patients had tested negative upon arrival at the airport [...]

47 cases coronavirus bahrain

6 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been confirmed in Bahrain which now totals to 47 confirmed cases in the country. According to an announcement made by the Ministry of Health, the 6 new cases come from 3 Bahraini women, 2 Bahraini men and 1 Saudi man who all arrived at Bahrain International Airport coming from [...]

covid-19 bahrain

A total of 38 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported in the country according an Bahrain News Agency. In the afternoon of February 28, 2020, 3 cases were announced which involved 3 repatriated Bahraini females from Iran who tested positive for the virus and have been immediately transferred to a dedicated health centre [...]

bahrain schools closed covid19

Schools in Bahrain, both public and private schools, as well as kindergartens, will be closed for 2 week starting February 26, 2020 due to COVID-19. This was according to an announcement made by the Ministry of Education, as per the instructions by the Government’s Executive Committee, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad [...]

Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications Bahrain

After Bahrain suspended flights from Dubai and Sharjah, UAE for 48 hours, the Civil Aviation Affairs announced the suspension of all flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon until further notice. This was announced on February 27 and was to take effect immediately. The suspension of flights is due to the COVID-19 outbreak where the [...]