Bahrain: Community centres, mosque shut after COVID-19 cases discovered

Bahrain: Community centres, mosque shut after COVID-19 cases discovered

Bahrain: Community centres, mosque shut after COVID-19 cases discovered

The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments has closed one mosque in the Southern Governorate and two community centres in the Northern Governorate for two weeks after discovering positive COVID-19 cases.  

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The two-week closure will be used by the relevant teams to carry out the process of tracing contacts, sanitize the premises and ensure that all precautionary measures are taken, the ministry said.   

The ministry warned that it would follow-up on the implementation of the mandatory measures at mosques and community centres and intensify inspections to protect people’s health and safety.