Saudi Arabia

Saudi: 417 recoveries recorded as number of new cases fall

Saudi Arabia on Saturday recorded 395 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 344,552, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

According to the ministry, 17 more died over the past 24 hours from complications caused by COVID-19, taking the total number of virus-related fatalities to 5,281.

The ministry also reported 417 new recoveries over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 330,995.

Among all cities in the Kingdom, Madinah reported 85 new cases followed by Yanbu with 42 cases. Riyadh recorded 37 cases followed by Makkah with 32, Hafouf with 19 and Jeddah with 14 infections.

The remaining cases were detected in different cities and governorates across the Kingdom.

With the drop in new coronavirus infections, active cases have also fallen with 8,276 reported on Saturday, out of which 788 are critical.


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