Over 11,535 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday (08 September) health officials confirmed.

The Ministry of Health detected 702 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 98 expatriate workers were detected with the virus in the past 24 hours, 602 others were infected from local contacts of active cases and 02 are travel related. 

The Ministry of Health also confirmed that 334 patients recovered from coronavirus bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 51,574 so far.

The latest update (08 September) reveals that there are currently 90 Covid-19 cases receiving treatment, of which 30 are in a critical condition. Over 4,972 cases are stable out of a total of 5,002 active cases. The total number of discharged recovered cases totals to 51,574. 

Bahrain has conducted over 1,194,923 tests. Bahrain reported two fatalities – Bahraini women aged 51 and 80 from coronavirus death taking the toll to 202.