Saudi Arabia announces 51 more deaths from COVID-19

Saudi Arabia announced 51 more deaths from COVID-19 and 3,159 new confirmed cases of the disease on Friday. (SPA)
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Updated 10 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 51 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 163,026
  • A total of 2,151 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 51 more deaths from COVID-19 and 3,159 new confirmed cases of the disease on Friday.
Of the new cases, 296 were recorded in Riyadh, 249 in Hufof, 209 in Jeddah 246, 158 in Dammam and 139 in Taif.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 163,026 after 1,930 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,151 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.


Red Sea cruise ships to set sail from Saudi Arabia on Aug.27

Updated 12 August 2020

Red Sea cruise ships to set sail from Saudi Arabia on Aug.27

  • Cruise ships are equipped with large theaters which will put on productions for entertainment
  • They also have gyms, swimming pools and a video games area

RIYADH: Cruise ships will set sail from the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Aug. 27, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.
The ships are part of the Saudi Tourism Authority’s (STA) efforts to highlight the Red Sea’s tourist treasures.
The cruise ships will have a number of private restaurants on board and some rooms will have a balcony that overlooks the Red Sea whilst others will have a view of it.
Cruise ships are equipped with large theaters which will put on productions for entertainment and small markets where souvenirs can be bought. They also have gyms, swimming pools and a video games area.