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Saudi records 12 coronavirus deaths, 1,055 new cases

Saudi Arabia confirmed 12 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 8,075.

The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,055 new cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 509,576 people have now contracted the disease. 

Of the total number of cases, 10,805 remain active and 1,420 in critical condition.

According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 323, followed by Makkah with 187, the Eastern Province with 170, Asir recorded 114, and Qassim confirmed 66 cases.

The health ministry also announced that 1,143 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 490,696.


Arab News

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