COVID-19 claims another life; 690 new recoveries
TDT | Manama
The Ministry of Health announced yesterday that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed one more life in Bahrain. The deceased was a 52-year-old Bahraini man. His passing brought the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in the Kingdom to 97. The Health Ministry expressed its condolences to the victim’s family.
Meanwhile, it was announced early this morning that out of 9,801 COVID-19 tests conducted yesterday, 510 new cases were detected. From these, 284 were expatriate workers, 223 were contacts of active cases, and three were travel-related.
Their detection brought the overall number of confirmed cases in Bahrain to over 29,000 ever since the first case was reported. There were also 690 additional recoveries from the virus yesterday, the Health Ministry said. After confirming that the patients were free of COVID-19, they were released from their respective isolation and treatment centres, bringing the total number of discharged in Bahrain to 24,649.