Dr. Walid Al-Manea, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, member of the national medical team to address the Corona Virus (Covid-19), confirmed that the paths to dealing with the Corona virus
Dr. Walid Al-Manea, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, member of the national medical team to address the Corona Virus (Covid-19), confirmed that the paths to dealing with the Corona virus continue according to the plans established until reaching the desired goals, which contributes to preserving the health and safety of all citizens and residents in the Kingdom of Bahrain, noting that in In light of the discovery of the new mutant (Omicron) in a number of countries around the world, the national medical team to address the Corona virus and all concerned parties are constantly following global developments regarding the Corona virus (Covid-19) and its mutations.
Al-Manea stressed the importance of continuing to follow the precautionary measures, and the demand for vaccination and the booster dose of it in order to preserve the progress and achievements made in addressing the pandemic, once again warning against “false safety” and the consequences of feeling that the situation is safe and thus returning to laxity in the application of precautionary measures, pointing to the The need to continue with determination by fully adhering to the precautionary measures and continuing the demand for vaccinations in a way that contributes to achieving the desired goals.
Al-Manea announced that, after the approval of the Coordinating Committee and based on the latest developments and data, it was decided to update the booster dose protocol for the vaccinated and the recovered, as the period of taking the booster dose for those who received the “Viires-Biontec”, “Coveshield-AstraZeneca” and “Sputnik” vaccinations for adults will be reduced. From 18 years of age and over from 6 to 3 months, the period of taking the booster dose for recovering patients will be reduced from 1 year to 6 months of recovery.
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