Bahrain extends Covid-19 precautionary measures until June 25
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Bahrain extends Covid-19 precautionary measures until June 25

Bahrain extends Covid-19 precautionary measures until June 25

The work-from-home policy to cover 70 per cent of government employees remains in effect

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 Covid-19 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 at homes; schools and higher educational institutions, kindergartens, rehabilitation centers, nurseries and training centres, 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 issued by the National Authority for Regulating Health Professions and Services); banks and currency exchange services; administrative offices of institutions and companies, whose activities are not directly customer facing; import and export distributors; automobile repair shops; businesses operating in the process, construction and maintenance sectors; factories; companies within the telecom sector; and pharmacies can resume work without restrictions.

The kingdom’s health ministry confirmed that out of 12,535 Covid-19 tests carried out on June 8, 1,279 new cases have been detected.

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