Covid-19: Bahrain residents from banned countries can return from 12 August

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Manama: Bahrain’s Civil Aviations Affairs on Friday issues travel advisory update on “red list” countries can return to the country and added three more countries to the list.

In the statement issued by Bahrain News Agency on Friday, Bahrain’s Civil Aviation Affairs said that it has updated travel regulations expanding the number of Red List Countries, effective from 12 August 2021, and added Georgia, Ukraine and Malawi to it, in line with directives issued by the Government Executive Committee in response to recommendations made by the National Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Covid-19.

According to the statement , the countries on the “red list” are India, Pakistan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Iran, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Iraq, Tunisia, Georgia, Mongolia, United Mexican States, Dominican Republic, Myanmar, Panama, South Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Ukraine,

Passengers arriving from “red list” countries, including passengers who have transited though any of those countries at any point in the preceding 14 days, are prohibited from entry, with the exception of citizens or residents of Bahrain, the Bahrain’s Civil Aviations added in the statement.

According to the statement. All vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers arriving directly from or in transit through “red list” countries, who are 6 years or above and eligible for entry, are subject to the following procedures:

Passengers who are eligible for entry must present a negative PCR certificate, with a QR code, administered within 48 hours of their departures, and Undergo further testing upon arrival, and on their 10th day of mandatory quarantine, added in the statement

Also added. Quarantine centres licensed by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) have been made available for passengers who do not have permanent address in Bahrain to undertake a 10-day quarantine at the designated center. Passengers with permanent address in Bahrain, registered in their name or the name of an immediate family members, may complete their 10-day mandatory quarantine at that residence. Passengers aged six and below are exempt from these requirements.

Payment for testing may be made on arrival or through the “BeAware Bahrain” Covid-19 application, added in the statement.

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