Bahrain has converted a number of public transport buses into mobile screening units to support random checks in various blocks. The screening units are fully equipped according to the medical standards.
It was first was launched on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at the exhibition center in Seef district with a specialized medical team consisting of doctors and nurses.
The mobile screening units conducted random tests on people in Manama. The Ministry of Health also said that the mobile screening units will conduct random tests every day in Manama and Exhibition Road at 3 pm and 6 pm respectively.
This initiative comes in line with the national efforts to prevent and limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Bahrain Public Transport company had recently announced a change to its bus timetable and withdrawal of few services. The buses had also implemented social distancing for the safety of the passengers.