Bahrain: Private Sector Permitted to Provide COVID-19 Medical Care

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“The authority has granted the private sector an official permit to provide COVID-19 medical care,” this was announced by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) through its official website and social media accounts.

NHRA noted that the aim of the decision, based on the decision of the Coordination Committee chaired by the Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, was to contribute to raising the capacity of the testing, quarantine, isolation and treatment centers as part of the national efforts to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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CEO of NHRA, Dr. Maryam Al-Jalahmah, confirmed that curative health services from continuous examination, quarantine and treatment free of charge in the precautionary quarantine centers and isolation and treatment centers of COVID-19 for citizens and residents in the Kingdom of Bahrain. She added that the current capacity of the isolation and treatment centers was 1667 beds, while the occupancy of them was only 232 beds, and the capacity of the preventive quarantine centers was 2504 beds, the occupancy of which was 215 beds so far, and the preventive quarantine centers have the full ability to convert them once Acne isolate and treat in case of need.

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