Saudi Arabia announces five deaths, 165 new cases of coronavirus

Saudi Arabia announces five deaths, 165 new cases of coronavirus
Workers in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia disinfect the pavement to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (SPA)
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Updated 02 April 2020

Saudi Arabia announces five deaths, 165 new cases of coronavirus

Saudi Arabia announces five deaths, 165 new cases of coronavirus
  • 165 new cases of coronavirus have been detected
  • Of the new coronavirus cases, 48 were detected in Makkah and 46 in Madinah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced five deaths from coronavirus on Thursday and said that 165 new cases have been detected.
Of the new cases, 48 were detected in Makkah and 46 in Madinah.
Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry implemented a 24-hour curfew in the two holy cities on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus,
The health ministry also said that 64 patients have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 328.
A total of 21 people have died of coronavirus in the Kingdom so far and 1,885 people have been infected.