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Saudi Arabia announces 542 new coronavirus cases

Saudi Arabia recorded 13 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 8,412.

The Ministry of Health confirmed 542 new cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 538,525 people have now contracted the disease. 

Of the total number of cases, 7,063 remain active and 1,356 in critical condition.
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 168, followed

by Makkah with 85, the Eastern Province with 62, Asir recorded 48, and Jazan confirmed 46 cases.
The health ministry also announced that 1,041 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 523,050.


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