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Saudi confirms 1,218 new coronavirus infections

Saudi Arabia confirmed 15 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,775.

The Ministry of Health reported 1,218 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 483,221 people have now contracted the disease. 

Of the total number of cases, 11,190 remain active and 1,440 in critical condition.

According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in Makkah with 369, followed by the capital Riyadh with 255, the Eastern Province with 206, Asir recorded 140, and Jazan confirmed 67 cases.

The health ministry also announced that 1,252 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 464,256.


Arab News

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