Measures taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 highlighted

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Bahrain
  • Date: 02-Jul-2021
  • Source: Bizbahrain
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Bahrain
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Measures taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 highlighted

The National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) held a press conference at the Crown Prince Centre for Training and Medical Research at the Bahrain Defence Force Hospital, to highlight measures taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Waleed Khalifa Al Manea, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health and member of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19), began by highlighting the newly adopted 4-level COVID-19 Alert Level Traffic Light System, as follows: "¢ Green: when average percentage of new cases to tests carried out is below 2% for 14 days. "¢ Yellow: when the average percentage of new cases to tests carried out is between 2 – 5 % for 7 days. "¢ Orange: when average percentage of new cases to tests carried out is between 5% and less than 8% for 4 days "¢ Red: when the average percentage of new cases to tests carried out is 8% or more for 3 days. HE Dr. Al Manea noted that Bahrain will move to the yellow level on 2 July 2021 in accordance with the assessment of the average percentage of new cases to numbers of tests over the last 14 days. HE Dr. Al Manea

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