Saudi Arabia

Saudi: Total deaths reach 1,139 with 48 new deaths

Saudi Arabia announced 48 more deaths from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 4,757 new cases of the disease on Thursday.

Riyadh, which recorded nearly 50 percent of new infections on Wednesday, witnessed a noticeable drop in the number of people testing positive for the virus with 1,442 new cases.

Makkah recorded 399 new cases, Jeddah recorded 300, Al-Qatif 218 and Madinah 191.
The health ministry added that 2,253 more people have recovered from the virus, taking the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 93,915.

A total of 1,139 people have died from the virus in the Kingdom so far.


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