Over 6,831 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Saturday (08 August) health officials confirmed.

The Ministry of Health detected 322 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 126 expatriate workers were detected with the virus in the past 24 hours, 192 others were infected from local contacts of active cases while 04 are travel related.

The Ministry of Health also confirmed that 273 patients recovered from coronavirus bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 40,549 so far.

The latest update (08 August) reveals that there are currently 89 Covid-19 cases receiving treatment, of which 36 are in a critical condition. Over 2,883 cases are stable out of a total of 2,919 active cases. The total number of discharged recovered cases totals to 40,549. 

Bahrain has conducted over 892,926 tests. Bahrain reported two fatalities – a 64-year-old male citizen and a 53-year-old male expatriate died from the coronavirus yesterday, taking the death toll to 161.​