Motorists wait at a drive-through centre for COVID-19 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: Bahrain has reported 510 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, pushing the overall number of infections to 71,374, the kingdom’s Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

Among today’s cases, 159 were detected among expatriates, while 343 were found to have been exposed to active cases. Additionally, eight cases are travel-related.

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The latest cases were detected after conducting over 10,821 additional COVID-19 tests in the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of tests done so far to 1,450,153. The death toll rose to 255, as four new deaths were also confirmed.

Meanwhile, 712 additional recoveries from COVID-19 were reported, bringing the total number of patients recovered up to 65,550.

There are currently 61 COVID-19 cases in a critical condition, and 115 cases receiving treatment. 5509 cases are stable out of a total of 5570 active cases.