Sun, 15 March 2020
The Ministry of Health today has announced that 16 individuals have recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Kingdom of Bahrain, bringing the total number of confirmed recoveries to 60.
The recovered individuals, 8 male and 3 female Bahraini nationals, 2 male Saudi nationals, 1 male Egyptian national, 1 female Moroccan national, and 1 male Greek national, have been discharged from the isolation centre after responding positively to medical care provided by a specialised medical team, conforming with measures outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The ministry highlighted that all individuals have undergone extensive medical testing to ensure their full recovery from the virus before being discharged, and will continue to be monitored post discharge.
In addition, the Ministry announced that 14 quarantined individuals were discharged after completing a 14-day quarantine period, bringing the total number of individuals discharged from quarantine to 139 to date
The individuals, 13 Bahraini males and a Korean female, tested negative for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) before being discharged.
All quarantined individuals are being monitored and cared for by a specialised medical team, in line with WHO guidelines, to guarantee the containment of the virus, preserving the health and safety of the community.
The ministry urged all individuals returning from Italy, South Korea, Egypt or Lebanon in the past two weeks to self-isolate for 14 days, avoid contact with others, and schedule their mandatory medical examinations by contacting hotline number 444 or visiting the Ministry of Health’s website.