Bahrain’s central bank has instructed foreign exchange companies in the kingdom to sterilise local and overseas currencies as part of precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus, Bahraini media said Tuesday.
The Ministers of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait…1258 | the publication reaches you by | Bahrain News
The bank also requested all forex firms to make sure that their employees wear protective gear while receiving and transferring coins in line with the Health Ministry’s related instructions, the paper said.
The measures are aimed at protecting the well-being of banking workers and customers from the rapidly spreading virus, it added.
Bahrain has recorded four deaths from the COVID-19 among a total of 419 infections.
Do you have information you want to reach our readers?