Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Critical coronavirus cases fall below 700

Saudi Arabia’s recorded on Thursday 322 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 356,389, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

Fifteen more patients died due to complications caused by COVID-19, raising the fatalities to 5,840.

The ministry also reported 428 new recoveries over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries from the deadly virus to 345,215 with the recovery rate reaching 96.8 percent.

Of the new cases, Riyadh recorded the highest number of cases with 65 followed by Jeddah with 29, Makkah with 24, and Madinah with 22.

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

According to the ministry, there were 5,334 actives cases, of which 699 were critical.


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