Precautionary quarantine protocol update
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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