Bahrain has registered 3 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) carried by Bahraini women who had returned through indirect flights from Iran, confirming a total of 26 registered cases in the Kingdom so far.
The Ministry highlighted that the health and safety of Bahrain’s citizens and residents continue to be the Kingdom’s top priority, noting it is coordinating with relevant authorities to ensure precautionary measures related to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus are implemented.
The Ministry further highlighted its commitment to inform the public on all COVID-19 related developments, reiterating the importance of only receiving information from official, verified sources.
The Ministry stressed that all passengers arriving from affected countries are being tested in a well-equipped and isolated area within the Bahrain International Airport.
The Ministry outlined that the infected Individuals had arrived in the Kingdom before the Civil Aviation Authority’s decision to suspend flights from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport for 48 hours.
The Ministry highlighted that a comprehensive medical protocol is being followed to combat COVID-19, which is in line with established international guidelines as set out by the Gulf Health Council (GHC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Ministry calls upon all citizens and residents who are experiencing symptoms of COVID19 to isolate themselves, call 444 and follow the instructions given by the medical team, and avoid close contact with others.