Saudi Arabia records 48 coronavirus deaths, 3,943 new cases

A man wears a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as he runs past a graffiti portrait of King Salman, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 28, 2020. The Arabic reads, “for a safe homeland.” (AP)
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Updated 29 June 2020

Saudi Arabia records 48 coronavirus deaths, 3,943 new cases

  • 2,363 cases have recovered from the COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia reported 48 new coronavirus related deaths on Monday and registered 3,943 new cases.

The health ministry said that 2,363 cases have recovered from the COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases that have recovered in the Kingdom so far since the pandemic started to 127,118.

Al-Hafouf registered the highest number of cases with 433, followed by the capital Riyadh with 363, and then Dammam with 357.

Health ministry spokesman Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Ali said that most of the cases in Saudi Arabia were caused by people failing to follow precautionary measures and then spreading the infection to others.

He urged the public to adhere to the preventive measures, including social distancing and wearing masks at all times to prevent the spread of the virus.


Saudi Arabia records 3,392 new COVID-19 cases

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Saudi Arabia records 3,392 new COVID-19 cases

  • The kingdom now has 217,108 coronavirus infections and 2,017 virus-related deaths
  • The total number of recoveries has reached 154,839

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has recorded an additional 49 deaths and 3,392 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Tuesday. 
The new figures bring the official total in the Kingdom to 217,108 infections and 2,017 deaths. 
The health ministry said 5,205 have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 154,839. 
The highest of the new cases were recorded in Riyadh, with 308 infections. Qatif came in second, with 246 cases reported.