77 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Bahrain-Xinhua

77 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Bahrain

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2020-03-11 19:51:22

MANAMA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Bahrain's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed 77 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 189.

The latest cases were among the first batch of citizens who arrived on Tuesday from Iran, and were taken to quarantine facility and tested.

"The first phase of the government's International COVID-19 Repatriation Programme included the repatriation of 165 individuals from Iran, 77 of whom are confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19," said the ministry.

"To date, there are no registered community cases (local human to human transmission) in Bahrain," added the ministry.


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