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Adhere strictly to COVID-19 measures: Bahrain police tell citizens and residents

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Police directorates and security departments in Bahrain has urged the general public to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocol citing a steady increase in existing cases.
 
“Avoid gatherings, visits, and follow precautionary measures while visiting mosques and other places,” they said in a statement. “What needed to overcome this pandemic is awareness and a sense of responsibility to society.”

Until April 15, the Interior ministry took 8,960 measures to maintain social distancing standards, booked 71,395 cases for not wearing face masks in public places and shops, and held 8,383 awareness campaigns.

During this period, the General Administration of Civil Defence carried out 246,243 cleansing and sterilisation operations, trained 1,180 from private institutions and companies, 1,051 from government offices and 6,062 volunteers on correct methods of sterilisation operations.

The authority supervised 1,708 disinfection and sterilisation operations with the participation of volunteers.

Civil Defence trained 1,230 people to sterilise mosques and conducted 107 disinfection and sterilisation operations in cooperation with cleaning companies.

Since the pandemic began, the National Ambulance Centre responded to 9,413 calls on the Coronavirus, as the Transport Department attended 30,411 calls. It included transferring 88,614 cases.