Bahrain has approved the emergency use of the Russian produced vaccine, Sputnik V, state media and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said.
Bahrain has become the 24th country to use the Russian made vaccine, the RDIF said in a press release Wednesday.
The country's Ministry of Health said that 759 new related Covid-19 infection cases were reported in a 24-hour period, which brings the total number of infections to 108,420 since the start of the pandemic.
Four new deaths were reported in a 24-hour period bringing the total number of Covid-related deaths in Bahrain to 387.
The Sputnik V Vaccine is the fourth drug approved for emergency use in Bahrain; Sinopharm, Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca are already available for use in the Persian Gulf country, reported Bahrain’s State News Agency.