Eight more people succumb to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

Eight more people succumb to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia
An employee of a bakery waits for customers in the nearly deserted Hayat mall in the Saudi capital Riyadh, after the lockdown measures due to the novel coronavirus were partially eased by the authorities, on May 14, 2020. (AFP)
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Updated 18 May 2020

Eight more people succumb to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

Eight more people succumb to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said on Monday that eight more people have died from the COVID-19 coronavvirus, pushing the Kingdom's death toll to 320. 

The ministry recorded 2,593 new confirmed cases, the majority of  which where in Riyadh, Makkah and Jeddah. 

This raised the overall number of cases across Saudi Arabia to 57,345. It also reported 3,026 new recoveries, meaning that 28,748 people have now recovered from the virus.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.