- Two-week lockdown will drive down COVID-19 infection curve, but will likely prolong Bahrain’s economic recovery
- Government will step up vaccination campaign, including plans to vaccinate children, to accelerate relaxation of virus restrictions
- Reintroduction of quarantine measures will deter Gulf visitors and slow recovery of tourism industry despite reopening of King Fahd Causeway
Bahrain imposed new restrictions on 26 May, to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The new measures include a two-week closure of non-essential services such as shopping malls, restaurants and entertainment venues.
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