Saudi: Lowest daily COVID-19 case increase in months recorded

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Saudi Arabia recorded 1,019 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, marking the Kingdom’s lowest daily reported cases in months. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 311,855, according to the Ministry of Health.

There has been a consistent decline in the single-day number of cases and a remarkable rise in recovery rate over the past few days, suggesting the virus is in retreat in the Kingdom.

The ministry reported 30 more deaths resulting from complications caused by COVID-19, taking the total number of virus-related fatalities to 3,785.

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The ministry also announced that 1,310 more patients have recovered from the deadly disease, raising the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 286,255, a whopping 91.79 percent of total COVID-19 cases.

According to the ministry, there are currently 21,815 active cases in the Kingdom, of which 1,582 are critical.

Makkah reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 96, followed by Riyadh at 56 and Unaizah with 52 new infections.


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