Bahrain launches the app which will monitor home-quarantined
A mobile application has been launched in Bahrain to monitor quarantined coronavirus cases.
The “BeAware” application will allow users to find information about the distribution of Covid-19, areas in which there is infection and will be updated with official information from the Ministry of Health.
On 21 February 2020, Bahrain confirmed the first COVID-19 cases, a school bus driver who came from Iran.
At the moment there are 269 confirmed cases of the virus in Bahrain among which 100 patients are recovered.
In 17 March, the Bahraini government unveiled an $11.39 billion stimulus package to support the country’s economy during the pandemic, also covering water and electricity bills over the next 3 month.
The coronavirus infection COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, began with the discovery in early December 2019 in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province, of the first cases of localized pneumonia of unknown origin in local residents of animal and seafood market. On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of unknown pneumonia. On March 11, 2020, WHO announced that the outbreak had become pandemic.