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Saudi Arabia reports 212 new virus cases, 4 deaths

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New coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia crossed the 200-mark for the third consecutive day after more than a month with 212 infections reported on Thursday.

According to the Ministry of Health, 4 more patients died over the past 24 hours due to complications caused by the virus.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 365,775 and virus-related fatalities to 6,342.

The ministry also reported 160 new recoveries over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 357,337.

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The Riyadh region reported the highest number of infections with 83 cases, followed by the Eastern region with 39 and the Makkah region with 35 cases while the Jazan, Al-Jouf and Tabouk regions recorded 1 case each.

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The remaining cases were detected in different other regions of the Kingdom.

With the slight increase in new COVID-19 cases over the past few days, the active cases in Saudi Arabia also rose to 2,096, out of which 326 were critical.

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Saudi Gazette

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