Manama: Assistant Chief of Public Security for Operations and Training Affairs, Brigadier Dr. Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Khalifa called on the public to follow precautionary measures against COVID-19.
He highlighted the continuation and intensification of the concerned directorates of the Interior Ministry to monitor commitment to precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19.
He said that the current phase required joint efforts of citizens and residents with the government to pass it, calling all to follow preventative measures to fight the virus.
He continued that security directorates continue to take legal proceedings against violators per the decision of the government and the instructions of the medical team.
He called upon the public to stay at home and leave only for the necessities, wear masks, keep the social distancing and avoid family gatherings.
He revealed the registration of 49,321 mask violations of not wearing face masks at public places and shops since the enforcement of the order.
A total of 8,198 steps were taken to ensure social distancing and 5,863 awareness campaigns were held until February 18. A total of 186,535 disinfection operations were carried and conduction of 368 training course on the correct disinfection methods.