One COVID-19 death; total confirmed cases surpass 42,000 | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

One COVID-19 death; total confirmed cases surpass 42,000

TDT | Manama

The coronavirus (COVID-19) took the life of a 48-year-old expatriate man yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced. His passing brought the total number of virus-related deaths in Bahrain to 151. The Health Ministry expressed its condolences to the victim’s family. Meanwhile, the ministry announced early this morning that out of 7,601 COVID-19 tests conducted yesterday, 297 new cases were detected.

These included 132 expatriate workers, 163 contacts of active cases, and two travel-related case. The new active cases brought the overall number of confirmed registered cases in Bahrain to 42,132, dating back to when the first case was reported in February of this year.

There were also 328 additional recoveries from the virus yesterday, bringing the Kingdom’s total number of discharged individuals to 39,335. Following those recoveries, the total number of current active cases continued to drop to 2,646, with 43 in critical condition and 95 receiving treatment. The remaining 2,603 cases are stable. The total tests conducted in Bahrain increased to 858,249.