Expats in deportation facility infected with COVID-19

      Published on Friday, 27 November , 2020      632      
Expats in deportation facility infected with COVID-19

  • Bahrain News

Bahrain authorities have said that an undisclosed number of female expatriates in custody in connection with violating residency rules have been infected with the novel coronavirus.

The infections have been detected in a deportation centre, according to Bahraini media.




The country’s Nationality, Passports and Residency Affairs Directorate said that medical steps have been taken to treat the infected people along with boosting precautionary measures in the site.

No figures are available yet on the number of patients or their nationalities.

The Bahraini Interior Minister has ordered the formation of a committee to investigate the incident, Al Bilad newspaper reported.

The panel will check how much the precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19 have been observed in the facility.

Bahrain so far has registered a tally of 85,886 coronavirus cases and 339 related fatalities.

Keywords:
Category Bahrain News | 2020/11/27 latest update at 11:30 PM
Source : Gulf News | Photocredit : Google
633
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bahrain Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Bahrain and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bahrain Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bahrain, the Gulf and the world.