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Health Ministry shuts five restaurants for one week

The Ministry of Health of Health has shut down five restaurants for one week for violating the mandatory precautionary measures for combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Public Health Directorate also took measures aagainst 53 others which were found in breach of the health protocols and mandatory precautionary measures.

The Ministry of Health conducted 190 inpection visits to restaurants and cafes yesterday, Friday, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior and the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA).

The restaurants which were found in breach of the mandatory measures allowed entry to people under 18 and non-vaccinated customers while other customers in cafes had no vaccination certificates on the Health Alert application.

Owners of other outlets addressed the violations immediately after inspectors warned them, said the ministry in a statement today.

Source: Bahrain News Agency