Starting from Friday, September 3, 2021, 5 countries will be added to Bahrain’s ‘red list’ countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.
It was also decided to remove 4 countries from the list, namely Pakistan, India, Panama and the Dominican Republic.
Civil Aviation Affairs also announced the cancellation PCR test requirement before boarding the plane for vaccinated people in countries whose vaccination certificates have been approved, with the exception of those coming from countries on the red list, where the previous procedures will be maintained.
Civil Aviation Affairs noted that the entry of travelers from the countries on the red list will continue to be suspended on all flights, including those coming from these countries who will enter the Kingdom temporarily, with the exception of citizens and holders of residence visas valid in the Kingdom.
All other procedures previously announced for arrivals allowed to enter the Kingdom from countries on the red list will be maintained. Procedures previously announced for arrivals from countries not on the red list will also be maintained.
According to the new update, the Red List includes the Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Vietnam, Mongolia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Ukraine and Mexico.
It is noteworthy that updating the red list by adding or removing countries from the list is carried out according to the assessment of the national medical team to address the Coronavirus, according to the relevant criteria in terms of the extent of the virus spread in countries, and this list will be reviewed and updated periodically.