Saudi Arabia reports 9 new coronavirus deaths

Saudi Arabia reports 9 new coronavirus deaths
A Saudi volunteer supervisor wearing a protective face mask and gloves checks the temperature of another volunteer before preparing boxes of Iftar meals provided by a charity organization following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the holy month of Ramadan, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 10, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 12 May 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 9 new coronavirus deaths

Saudi Arabia reports 9 new coronavirus deaths
  • Health ministry said there is 1,911 new confirmed cases

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia reported on Tuesday nine deaths related to the coronavirus, and 1,911 new confirmed cases.
The Ministry of Health said that 2,520 infected cases have recovered, bringing the total number of cases that have recovered to 15,257.
The ministry said the largest number of COVID-19 cases was in the capital, Riyadh, which registered 443 new cases, while the second was Makkah, with 407, and Jeddah with 306.
The number of coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states surpassed 100,000 on Monday, with 557 deaths, according to Reuters.