Bahrain has announced two new coronavirus fatalities, with the death toll passing 200 as of Tuesday, the health ministry said.
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The two females, ages 51 and 80, were the latest to die due to COVID-19 complication in the island Kingdom.
The Ministry of Health announces two deaths from #COVID19, female citizens aged 51 and 80, and expresses its condolences to the families of the deceased— وزارة الصحة | مملكة البحرين 🇧🇭 (@MOH_Bahrain) September 8, 2020
As of Tuesday, Bahrain’s health ministry had confirmed 51,240 recoveries as 4,636 cases remain active after confirming 661 new infections over a 24-hour period.
Out of 10580 COVID-19 tests carried out on 7 September 2020, 661 new cases have been detected among 78 expatriate workers, 579 new cases are contacts of active cases, and 4 are travel related. There were 294 recoveries from #COVID19, increasing total recoveries to 51240 pic.twitter.com/LTkQW4vtJL— وزارة الصحة | مملكة البحرين 🇧🇭 (@MOH_Bahrain) September 7, 2020