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There are 6,885 active coronavirus cases in Bahrain as of Friday, September 18, 2020. Image Credit: Shutterstock

Dubai: Bahrain has reported another 705 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of confirmed infections to 63,189, according to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 643 people recovered from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of recoveries to 56,087. Three more fatalities were also reported raising the death toll to 219.

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Of today’s 705 new cases, 119 were expatriate workers, 576 contacts of local cases and ten travel-related.

The ministry added that of the 6,885 active cases, 159 were receiving treatment and 40 in critical condition.

The latest cases were detected after the ministry conducted additional 12,796 COVID-19 tests, which takes the overall tests done so far to 1,301,170.