Coronavirus: Bahrain records 406 new cases, total infections rise to 11,804

General view of Bahrain World Trade Center is seen during early evening hours in Manama. (File photo: Reuters)

Bahrain recorded 406 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 11,804, the Ministry of Health announced.

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A total of 266 people were infected with the virus after coming into contact with others who had been infected, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, 140 new cases are of expatriate workers.

The number of recoveries in Bahrain rose to 7,070 after 387 people recovered, the ministry added.

Currently, 4,704 people are stable and 11 others are in critical condition, according to the health ministry.

The virus-related death toll in Bahrain stands at 19.

Bahrain on Thursday announced that it would be allowing mosques to hold Friday prayers starting from June 5.

Barbershops, women’s salons, and outdoor cinemas have also been recently permitted to resume activities.

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