Saudi Arabia records 13 new COVID-19 deaths, 2,963 recoveries

An aerial view shows deserted streets in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah during the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis. (AFP)
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Updated 22 May 2020

Saudi Arabia records 13 new COVID-19 deaths, 2,963 recoveries

  • The ministry recorded 2,642 new confirmed cases, the majority of which where in Riyadh at 856, Jeddah at 403 and Makkah at 289

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said on Friday that 13 more people have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus, pushing the Kingdom's death toll to 364. 

The ministry recorded 2,642 new confirmed cases, the majority of which where in Riyadh at 856, Jeddah at 403 and Makkah at 289. 

This raised the overall number of cases across Saudi Arabia to 67,719. It also reported 2,963 new recoveries, meaning that 39,003 people have now recovered from the virus.


Saudi Arabia COVID-19 death toll increases by 31, over 1,400 more cases recorded

Updated 15 August 2020

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 death toll increases by 31, over 1,400 more cases recorded

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 264,487
  • A total of 3,369 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 31 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,413 new cases of the disease on Saturday.
Of the new cases, 76 were recorded in Khamis Mushait, 68 in Dammam, 65 in Makkah, 59 in Riyadh, 57 in Jeddah and 57 in Jazan.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 264,487 after 1,528 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 3,369 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.