Zero deaths; COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000
TDT | Manama
Zero deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported yesterday by the Ministry of Health. It marked the first day since the beginning of June that no virus-related casualties were announced. There were only 19 deaths at that time, but nearly 80 since, in just over a month. The overall number of lives taken by COVID-19 in the Kingdom remained at 98.
Meanwhile, the Health Ministry announced early this morning that out of 9,266 COVID-19 tests conducted yesterday, 500 new cases were detected. These included 303 expatriate workers, 191 contacts of active cases, and six travel-related cases. Their detection brought the overall number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Bahrain to 30,321 ever since the first case was reported.
There were also 392 additional recoveries from the virus yesterday, bringing the Kingdom’s total number of discharged individuals to 25,570. The total number of current active cases rose marginally to 4,653. Sixty are in critical condition while 58 are receiving treatment. The remaining 4,593 cases are stable. The total tests conducted increased to 621,362.