Recoveries in Bahrain more than new cases

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Out of the newly reported cases, 341 were detected in expatriate workers, and 154 COVID-19 cases were found in people who had direct contact with previously infected individuals. -- Courtesy photo



MANAMA -- Bahrain recorded 495 new coronavirus cases and 847 new recoveries in the last 24 hours. Sunday's figures bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 11,288 and the recoveries to 6,673, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of the newly reported cases, 341 were detected in expatriate workers, and 154 COVID-19 cases were found in people who had direct contact with previously infected individuals.

There are currently 43 people receiving treatment for the virus, out of which 13 are in critical condition, according to the health ministry.

A total of 4,584 are currently stable, the health ministry said.

The coronavirus death toll in the country is 18.

Bahrain on Thursday announced that it would be allowing mosques to hold Friday prayers starting from June 5.

Barbershops, women’s salons, and outdoor cinemas have also been recently permitted to resume activities. -- Agencies


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