Bahrain extends Covid-19 precautionary measures until June 25

SourceGulf Business

Bahrain has extended its Covid-19 precautionary measures until June 25, 2021. The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19), has extended the safety measures to continue the downward trend in the number of cases. Under the directive, in-person activities are restricted for shopping malls and commercial shops, restaurants and cafes (limited to delivery and takeaway); gyms and sport halls; swimming pools and recreational centres, cinemas, events and conferences; attendance of sporting events; salons, barbershops and beauty parlours; social gatherings in homes; schools and higher educational institutions, kindergartens, rehabilitation centers, nurseries and training centers, with the exception of attendance for international examinations.

The work-from-home policy to cover 70 per cent of government employees and current travel procedures to the kingdom remain in effect. Meanwhile, hypermarkets, supermarkets, and grocery stores; bakeries; fuel and gas filling stations; private health clinics (with the exception of some health services for which a circular is being issued by the National Authority for Regulating more...