In the earlier phases of COVID-19 travel restrictions, home quarantine for at least two weeks was a compulsion for those entering the Kingdom. It was announced yesterday by the Ministry that the mandatory 10-day quarantine has been lifted for incoming passengers arriving in Bahrain starting August 20.
All passengers will still be tested for COVID-19 at the Bahrain International Airport
The National Medical Task Force for Combatting the Coronavirus: 10 day quarantine upon arrival to be lifted, compulsory COVID-19 testing for all incoming passengers will remain intacthttps://t.co/96LUGWqo5T— Bahrain News Agency (@bna_en) August 19, 2020
His Excellency Lieutenant General Doctor Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health is heading The National Medical Team which has been at the forefront to battle COVID-19.
Incoming passengers coming in from the airport are still required to download and activate the BeAware app, Bahrain’s COVID-19 software as well as take an exit test after 10 days in Bahrain.
The quarantine is lifted for those who have tested negative for COVID-19 at the airport
With regular meetings in place and consistent measures to introduce the best safety measures for all, the Kingdom has been very successful in combating the spread of COVID-19 on the island.
Ministry Of Health has carried out 1 Million tests in Bahrain
Bahrain has previously been lauded for its efforts to tackle COVID-19 by international organizations for its prompt efforts to bring awareness among its citizens and ensure that they are being followed.