Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Bahrain: BNA

Doctors check a traveller in their designated residential area to check on residents who returned from Iran if anyone is infected with the coronavirus, at Isa Town Health Center, south of Manama, Bahrain. (File photo: Reuters)

Three new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Bahrain, according to the Bahrain News Agency, bringing the total number of patients to 50.

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Bahrain taking precautionary measures

Bahrain has announced several precautionary measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, including closing schools, a travel ban from Iran.

Bahrain suspended all private and public schools, universities, and nurseries across the kingdom for two weeks from February 25.

Bahrain is testing all citizens and residents who traveled to Iran in February in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus, according to the Health Ministry.

Last Update: Wednesday, 04 March 2020 KSA 15:57 - GMT 12:57