Saudi Arabia records more COVID-19 recoveries than infections in past 24 hours

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Updated 29 May 2020

Saudi Arabia records more COVID-19 recoveries than infections in past 24 hours

  • The death toll in the Kingdom rose by 17
  • Saudi Arabia has just come out of a  24-hour curfew period for the Eid Al-Fitr holidays

LONDON: Saudi Arabia recorded more recoveries from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than new cases, the health ministry announced on Friday.

With 1,581 new infections recorded since Thursday, the Kingdom’s daily case rate continues to fall. 

The ministry announced 2,460 new recoveries over the past 24 hours, which takes the total number of recoveries nationwide to 57,013.

The death toll in the Kingdom rose by 17 to a total of 458 fatalities. 

Saudi Arabia has just come out of a  24-hour curfew period for the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, and citizens and residents began heading out of their homes on Friday on the first day of the government’s three-phase plan to transition back to normality after the COVID-19 pandemic.

READ MORE: Saudis head out as coronavirus lockdown eases


Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

Updated 03 August 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

  • There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 1,258 new coronavirus cases and 32 new deaths from the disease.
The new cases reported in the Kingdom increase the total number of people who have contracted the virus to 280,093. 

The recent fatalities raise the Kingdom’s virus-related death toll to 2,949. 

According to the Ministry of Health, 89 of the newly recorded cases were in Riyadh, while there were 75 reported in Al-Hufoof and 65 in Dammam.

There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries to 242,053.