Bahrain removes India and Pakistan from travel ‘red list’

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Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs has removed India, Pakistan, Panama, and the Dominican Republic from its travel Red List. Pre-arrival PCR tests are no longer required for visitors entering the Kingdom from non-Red List countries with recognized vaccination certificates, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Tuesday.

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Bahrain removes India, Pakistan from ‘Red List’

However, All passengers arriving in Bahrain will continue to undergo PCR tests on arrival and on the fifth and 10th days after their stay.

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Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority announced in a travel update that they have added five new countries to the red list, namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador, effective September 3, according to the BNA.

Passengers from red-list countries, including those who have transited through red-list countries in the preceding 14 days, are prohibited from entering the kingdom, except for Bahraini citizens or residents who must present a valid PCR test conducted no more than 48 hours prior to boarding, according to the report.

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The following countries are included on the red list: Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Bangladesh, Indonesia, The Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Vietnam, Mongolia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Ukraine and Mexico.