COVID-19 takes three more lives; active cases rise slightly | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

COVID-19 takes three more lives; active cases rise slightly

TDT | Manama

The coronavirus (COVID-19) took the life of three men in Bahrain yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced. The deceased included two Bahrainis, aged 64 and 50, and a 57-year-old expatriate. Their passing brought the total number of virus-related deaths in the Kingdom to 154.

The Health Ministry expressed its condolences to the victims’ families. Meanwhile, the ministry announced early this morning that out of 9,285 COVID-19 tests conducted yesterday, 382 new cases were detected. These included 149 expatriate workers, 224 contacts of active cases, and nine travel-related cases.

The new active cases brought the overall number of confirmed registered cases in Bahrain to 42,514, dating back to when the first case was reported in February of this year. There were also 241 additional recoveries from the virus yesterday, bringing the Kingdom’s total number of discharged individuals to 39,576.

Despite those recoveries, the total number of current active cases rose slightly to 2,784, with 41 in critical condition and 125 receiving treatment. The remaining 2,743 cases are stable. The total tests conducted in Bahrain increased to 867,534.