Al Zayani, Minister of Industry & Commerce, urged people not to spread rumors while guaranteeing that Bahrain has sufficient food stock for the next six months as authorities will take measures to provide long life products as suggested by WHO. Al Zayani also confirmed that the ministry is not planning to shut down shops or malls, as of now.
Bahrain carried out 12,373 tests in the last four weeks to detect virus infections. 64 of those cases were from out of Bahrain, while 85 cases from ICRP. Currently, Bahrain has three isolation centers for corona which will be increased to 4.
There are also two quarantine facilities in Hidd and Sitra with a total capacity of 4000 beds.
Dr Jameela Al Salman said most of the cases in isolation are stable. Two people are in critical condition. According to reports, Bahrain now has 241 cases reported, including dozens among citizens evacuated from Iran last week.
The ministry said will continue to monitor the personnel post-discharge. The ministry once again called upon all citizens and residents who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, coughing and difficulty breathing, to isolate themselves, call 444 and follow the instructions given by the medical team, and avoid close contact with others.