Reptriation efforts underlined by Ministry of Health

With respect to the repatriation of Bahraini citizens currently abroad and unable to return to the Kingdom, His Excellency Dr Waleed Al Manea, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health, assured that the Ministry is committed to protecting all citizens and residents, while noting that the department is taking all necessary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The Ministry is also coordinating with with Omani authorities to allow a chartered flight while is currently being scheduled for the citizens who arrived in Muscat from Iran via Doha.

Dr.Al Manea highlighted that the returning citizens will be subject to vigorous containment protocols upon arrival to Bahrain, in line with existing measures in place for individuals arriving from countries affected by the virus.