Spotted this gentleman closing his shop. This is the new souq area. Think it is going to be really cool once complete. Will have to go revisit once lockdown is over to see what is inside.
Corona Virus Update
Bahrain recorded 1,496 new cases, 28 fatalities and 3,211 recoveries today
Individuals vaccinated - 1,002,977
251,078 cases have been recorded in the sandpit.
Bahrain has 21,589 active cases, 445 are receiving treatment, 335 critical cases. 1,119 deaths recorded. 228,370 recoveries. Total tests done is 4,730,469
Bahrain officially crossed the one million mark in administering the first dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine, which accounts for more than 80% of the eligible population
India re-opens major cities as new Covid-19 infections hit 2 month low.
The 100,636 new infections of the past 24 hours were the lowest in the world's second-most populous nation since April 6, and well off last month's peaks of more than 400,000
India added 2,427 deaths overnight for a toll of 349,186, the health ministry said, down from more than 4,000 each day at the height of the crisis, while its tally of infections now stands at 28.9 million.
Australia's Victoria logs biggest rise in Covid-19 cases in a week.
Authorities reported 11 new cases, up from just two a day earlier,
The new case numbers take the total number of locally acquired cases in the latest outbreak in Victoria, the country's second-most populous state, to 83.
Victoria endured a hard lockdown for nearly three months last year to suppress the second wave of Covid-19 that killed more than 800 people, about 90% of all coronavirus deaths in Australia since the pandemic began.
Taiwan will extend its Covid-19 restrictions for another two weeks until June 28 and schools will remain shut until the summer vacation,
Taiwan reported 343 new domestic COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down from the 511 reported on Saturday.
The government has reported 11,298 cases since the pandemic began, including 260 deaths.