The Updated Bahrain COVID-19 Protocols

  • Publish date: Friday، 07 January 2022
The Updated Bahrain COVID-19 Protocols
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The following updates to COVID-19 protocols will be implemented in Bahrain, starting from Sunday, 09 January 2022.

1 - Increasing PCR testing for individuals who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, which may include high temperature, coughing, and shortness of breath, and for those who have a positive rapid antigen test, and those who have been in close contact with active COVID-19 cases. 

2 - Increasing COVID-19 rapid testing for employees across the Kingdom's vital sectors.

3 - The following COVID-19 protocol updates are to be implemented for vaccinated and un-vaccinated individuals arriving into the Kingdom of Bahrain:

  • All arrivals must present a negative PCR certificate issued no more than 72 hours before arriving into the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • One PCR test will be required to be taken upon arrival, with a reduced cost of BHD 12.
  • Unvaccinated individuals aged 12 years and above must complete a 10-day quarantine in their residence or place of stay.

4- The National Vaccination Campaign will continue its rollout at the same pace.

5- Isolation and treatment centres will continue to operate at their current capacities.

6- Citizens and Residents who display symptoms are encouraged to get tested as soon as possible.

7- Unvaccinated individuals and those who have yet to receive a booster shot are encouraged to do so to protect public health.