Over 7,639 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Saturday (11 July) health officials confirmed.

The Ministry of Health detected 431 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 228 expatriate workers were detected with the virus in the past 24 hours, 201 others were infected from local contacts while 2 cases were detected in recent arrivals from abroad.

The Ministry of Health also confirmed that 615 patients recovered from coronavirus bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 27,828 so far.

The latest update (10 July) reveals that there are currently 53 Covid-19 cases receiving treatment, of which 83 are in a critical condition. Over 4,485 cases are stable out of a total of 4,538 active cases. The total number of discharged recovered cases totals to 27,828.

Bahrain has conducted over 6,56,659 tests. Bahrain reported no fatalities yesterday as the death toll stands as 104.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be able to spread in the air under certain conditions — after more than 200 scientists urged the agency to do so.