NPRA announces new entry measures, effective Sunday

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Manama, May 21(BNA): In line with the additional measures set by the National Medical Taskforce for Combating COVID-19 for passengers arriving from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal,  the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced today that entry to the Kingdom of Bahrain will be restricted, effective Sunday, to citizens, GCC nationals and holders of  residence visas from these countries.


In a statement today, NPRA announced that passengers arriving from the aforementioned countries will have to be quarantined for 10 days, present a certificate confirming the result of a negative PCR test containing a QR code, no more than 48 hours before their arrival.


The Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) said that all arrivals must conduct a PCR test upon arrival, a second PCR test for arrivals who will stay in Bahrain for a period of more than 5 days, and a third PCR test ten days after the date of arrival for those who will reside in Bahrain for a period of more than 10 days.


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