Bahrain adopts Covid-19 Alert Level Traffic Light System based on positivity rates

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  • Date: 02-Jul-2021
  • Source: The Daily…
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Bahrain
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Bahrain adopts Covid-19 Alert Level Traffic Light System based on positivity rates

The National Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) today announced the adoption of a Covid-19 Alert Level Traffic Light System based on Covid -19 positivity rates, across various sectors in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The system will help regulate the social distancing measures across sectors, and consists of 4 levels based on the average percentage of cases to tests, in addition to the level of occupancy in intensive care, as follows: "¢ Green: When the average percentage of active cases for a period of 14 days is less than 2%. "¢ Yellow: When the average percentage of active cases for 7 days is between 2% and less than 5%. "¢ Orange: When the average percentage of active cases for 4 days is between 5% and less than 8%. "¢ Red: When the average percentage of active cases for 3 days is 8% or more. The Taskforce indicated that moving down from one level to another would require staying at the same level for a period of no less than a week, but moving up from one level to another would not require completing the specified period for each level. For example, it would be possible to directly move from

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