Bahrain’s recovery rate has reached 78.81%, with a death rate of 0.33% revealed the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health and member of the National Medical Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus (COVID-19), Dr Waleed Al Manea.

Furthermore, the home quarantine period has been reduced from 14 days to 10 days for travellers and the contacts of active cases.

Over 10,126 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday (01 July) health officials confirmed. The Ministry of Health detected 656 new cases of the COVID-19 in foreign workers, contacts and some from recent arrivals to the island kingdom, according to health officials.

Health officials said that 435 expatriate workers were detected with the virus in the past 24 hours, 218 others were infected from local contacts while 3 cases were detected in recent arrivals from abroad.

The Ministry of Health also confirmed that 617 patients recovered from coronavirus bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 21,948 so far.

The latest update (01 July) reveals that there are currently 84 Covid-19 cases receiving treatment, of which 52 are in a critical condition. Over 5,322 cases are stable out of a total of 5,374 active cases. The total number of discharged recovered cases totals to 21,948. 

Bahrain has conducted over 5,64,365 tests. e Covid-19 fatalities were registered in Bahrain yesterday, along with 656 new cases and 617 recoveries. Four Bahrainis and an expat man, 60, died from the coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the death toll in the country to 92.

Turning to registered cases receiving free treatment within isolation, Dr Al Manea outlined that current isolation and treatment capability is at 8,303 beds, of which 3,433 beds are occupied. 1,904 active asymptomatic cases meeting the required criteria are following optional home self-isolation measures.