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Ministry of Health Expands Capacity of COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Centers

2020-05-12 - 11:24 p

Bahrain Mirror: Minister of Health, Faeqa Al-Saleh, announced that the ministry has expanded the capacity of its isolation and quarantine treatment centers across the Kingdom.

 The Minister noted that the capacity at isolation centers now stands at 4,257 beds of which 3,218 are currently occupied, and 5,489 beds at quarantine centers, of which 533 are occupied. 

She underscored the importance of continuing to follow all precautionary guidelines and measures to facilitate ongoing efforts to combat the virus and contain viral transmission amongst the community.

The Minister noted that reckless non-compliance of health guidelines has resulted in viral transmission amongst family members and work colleagues.

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