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Bahrain updates arrival protocols from India, Pakistan

April 24, 2021
finance & economytourism

Bahrain has announced that all passengers arriving from, or transiting through, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh must provide proof of negative PCR test with a QR code, effective April 27.

A Bahrain News Agency report said the National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (Covid-19) has updated international arrival procedures for passengers above the age of six arriving through Bahrain International Airport from, or transiting through India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, effective April 27.

All incoming passengers arriving from the three countries must provide proof of negative PCR test with a QR code, conducted not more than 48 hours before departure, it said.

All existing travel-related procedures remain in force. All returnees and visitors must undergo PCR testing upon arrival, and test again on the 5th and 10th days of arrival, activate the 'BeAware Bahrain' application and sign a self-isolation agreement, which requires passengers to quarantine at their place of residence until their arrival test results are available, the report said.