Bahrain bans travellers from Bangladesh, four other nations
The Kingdom of Bahrain has announced to ban entry of travellers from Bangladesh and four other nations - India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal from May 24.
The move follows Bahrain putting these five countries into its ‘red list,’ according to a circular issued by the country’s Civil Aviation Affairs authority on May 23.
Reddish colored list countries were altered based on an assessment created by the country’s Nationwide Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
“In line with Authorities Executive Committee directives and predicated on the suggestions of the National Medical Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Civil Aviation Affairs, today (May 23) declared the suspension of entry for travellers arriving from crimson list countries, namely; India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, on all flights beginning Monday, May 24, 2021,” the record said.
Meanwhile, Bahraini citizens and residency visa holders aren't included in the suspension, but will have to provide a PCR test before boarding a plane and quarantine for 10 days upon arrival, reports added.
However, passengers arriving from the countries not included in the crimson list happen to be exempted from quarantine and PCR assessments if they are vaccinated and hold a Bahrain released vaccination certificate or a certificate released by a nation whose vaccination certificate is normally approved by authorities in Bahrain.
Travellers with vaccination certificates issued by america of America, the United Kingdom, an associate state of europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan or Singapore may also be exempted from quarantine guidelines.
Bahrain has recorded above 218,000 situations of coronavirus because the starting point of the global pandemic, which includes claimed the lives of 820 people across the kingdom.