The Ministry of Health confirmed 491 novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases over the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 67,448.
Six infected patients have also passed away due to the viral infection, bringing the country’s death toll to 453 so far, the ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a statement to KUNA.
In addition, 8,470 virus patients were still receiving necessary medical treatment, including 134 cases in intensive care units, Dr. Al-Sanad pointed out.
Medical teams carried out 2,432 Covid-19 tests over the last 24 hours, bringing the total count of swab tests to 507,520 since the outbreak of the virus in the country, he added.
Earlier in the day, the Ministry of Health said 593 patients recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic in the past 24 hours to raise total recoveries to 58,525.
Source: Bahrain News Agency