Saudi Arabia records 2,504 new coronavirus cases, 39 deaths

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The combined tally of patients who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has jumped to 250,920 after 2,504 more infections were reported over the last 24-hour period ending on Sunday.

COVID-19 recoveries have jumped by 3,057 to 197,735, whereas in the meantime, a number of 39 more patients succumbed to the disease, lifting the national death toll to 2,486, health ministry spokesman Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdel Ali was quoted by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying.

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Of the new cases, 178 were confirmed in Riyadh, 177 in Jeddah, 163 in Hafof, 144 in Makkah, 125 in Mobarraz, 118 in Taif, 102 in Hafr Al-Batin, 101 in Dammam, 92 in Khamis Mushayt and 57 in Madinah.

The rest of the cases were detected in different cities and governorates across the Kingdom, the spokesman said.

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