Gulf Insider talks to industry leaders in Bahrain, to learn how they are handling the COVID-19 crisis.The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how the world works, travels, eats,communicates and even parties. Being one among the first countries in the world to complete testing for 50% of the population,Bahrain has one of the highest testing rates per capita, which has obtained the acknowledgment of the World Health Organization (WHO). On the economic front, government-declared stimulus packages amount to US$11.4 billion. The most adversely affected industries have been identified, and businesses have been instructed to apply for support.As the pandemic progresses,businesses face new challenges every day. Complicated new costs emerge while operating socially distanced,sanitized and facemask compliant customer outlets, also running at minimum capacity to function safely.The retail sector needs to encourage customers to ...read more...