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Update on Precautionary quarantine protocol

January 12, 2022
healthcare

Following approval by the Government Executive Committee, and based on the latest international data and developments, the National Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has highlighted that starting from Thursday, 13 January 2022, the precautionary quarantine period will be seven days from the date of infection for individuals that hold a green shield on the BeAware Bahrain application.

Green shield holders can exit quarantine after seven days without taking a PCR test.

Individuals who are unvaccinated, or hold either a yellow or red shield on the BeAware Bahrain app, must quarantine for ten days from the date of infection and can exit quarantine after ten days without taking a PCR test.

The Taskforce also announced an update to the precautionary quarantine protocol for travellers entering the Kingdom of Bahrain through all ports of arrival. Individuals holding a yellow or red shield on the BeAware Bahrain app and unvaccinated travellers will need to quarantine on arrival for a period of seven days. Travellers who hold a green shield on the BeAware Bahrain application are not required to quarantine.

The Taskforce stressed the importance of conducting a PCR test if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, and continuing to adhere to all health precautionary measures.

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