Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, member of the National Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus, Dr. Walid Al Mena, extended sincere congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, marking the holy month of Ramadan.
He stressed the government’s unrelenting follow-up to protect citizens and residents from the coronavirus pandemic, wishing Bahrain success in fully recovering from it. He stressed that the kingdom has set a pioneering model in fighting the virus by taking preemptive steps and precautionary measures that helped deal successfully with the pandemic.
Dr. Al Mena urged the Bahraini society to take advantage of the holy month of Ramadan to change the patterns of social behaviors so as to curtail the spread of the virus, especially in light of the steady increase in the number of infections and the challenge they pose to public health. He underlined the need for full commitment to the decisions issued recently with regard mainly to the holy month of Ramadan in order to curb the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of all. He warned to avoid big family gatherings given the risks they pose in transmitting the virus.
The Health Ministry Undersecretary urged to continue the efforts during the holy month of Ramadan to limit the spread of COVID-19. He also urged to show no laxity in taking the vaccine and avail of the precious opportunity offered in the Kingdom of Bahrain thanks to the directives of HM the King to provide vaccines and healthcare free of charge for all citizens and residents to enable Bahrain to overcome the pandemic.
Dr. Al Mena emphasised the importance of awareness of the role of the vaccine in curbing the spread of the virus and maintaining the kingdom’s advanced status in dealing with the pandemic. He pointed out the kingdom’s tireless efforts to continue the national vaccination campaign for the safety of all.
Source: Bahrain News Agency