Coronavirus: Total cases in Bahrain rise to 2,810 after 87 new cases detected
Bahrain reported 87 new coronavirus cases and 28 new recoveries, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 2,810, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.
For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page.
Out of the total number of coronavirus cases, there are 1,556 active cases, 1,218 recovered patients, and eight deaths.
Out of the 87 new cases, 72 were reported in expatriate workers and 15 were found among people who had direct contact with previously infected individuals.
The Ministry of Health announces 28 new #COVID-19 recoveries, 87 new active #COVID-19 cases, 72 of which are among expatriate workers, and 15 of which are contacts of active cases #UnitedAgainstCOVID19 #TeamBahrain— وزارة الصحة | مملكة البحرين 🇧🇭 (@MOH_Bahrain) April 28, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism issued a clarification on the government’s decision to extend the nationwide closures until May 7.
The following facilities will continue to be closed: Cinemas, private sports centers, private swimming pools, special gaming rooms, Shisha (hookah) cafes, and salons.