People aged 60 below are most number of people infected in Bahrain, according to the Ministry of Health’s contact tracing data.
The coronavirus pandemic has infected 87% of people below the age of 60 years, contrary to global reports that the disease affects those above the age 60 the most. Meanwhile 13% of those infected by the virus belong to the age group of 60 above. Only 6% of people aged 17 below have been affected by the virus.
Taking a deeper look at the statistics among the positive cases, more women have been affected by the virus than men. Women account for the 62% in positive cases, while men with a lesser percentage of 38%.
Currently, a total of 52,804 people have been tested and the total number of confirmed active cases is 341, amongst which 3 patients are in critical condition. To date, 477 patients have been discharged and 5 deaths have been confirmed.
The public is urged not to panic as the government is continuously taking necessary measures to maintain the safety of Bahrain’s residents. With one of the highest recovery rates in the world, Bahrain has emerged as a leader in the fight against COVID-19.