Dubai: Another 437 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Bahrain, 182 of whom were detected among expatriate workers, and 247 were found to have been exposed to active cases, the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health reported on Friday.
This brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 13,733.
In a series of tweets, the ministry said that there have been 743 additional recoveries in the country, increasing total recoveries to 8,471
“There are currently 62 COVID-19 cases receiving treatment, of which 11 are in a critical condition. 5,229 cases are stable out of a total of 5,240 active cases,” the ministry tweeted.
It further said: “MOH records 743 additional recoveries from COVID-19, increasing total recoveries to 8,471. In all, 437 new cases were detected among 182 expatriate workers and 247 contacts of active cases and 8 are travel-relate”.
One new death has been confirmed from the deadly virus, taking the death toll in the Kingdom to 22.
The ministry said: “The Ministry of Health announces the death of a 66-year-old female Bahraini national, a registered active case of Coronavirus COVID19 suffering from underlying and chronic health problems”.
“The patient, along with all other active COVID-19 cases, had been placed in isolation and received extensive 24-hour treatment from a specialised medical team,” it added.
Currently, a total of 350,907 people have been tested and the total number of confirmed active cases is 5,240, among which 11 patients are in critical condition.