Saudi Arabia announces 34 more deaths from COVID-19

Saudi Arabia announced 34 more deaths from COVID-19 and 2,238 new confirmed cases of the disease on Thursday. (SPA)
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Updated 23 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 34 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 213,490
  • A total of 2,635 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 34 more deaths from COVID-19 and 2,238 new confirmed cases of the disease on Thursday.
Of the new cases, 147 were recorded in Hufof, 143 in Riyadh, 119 in Makkah and 99 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 213,490 after 3,092 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,635 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.


Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

Updated 24 September 2020

Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

JEDDAH: The Public Investment Fund’s National Unified Procurement Co. (NUPCO) has opened a new automated warehouse in King Abdullah Economic City that provides comprehensive distribution and storage for the state health sector.
This is part of NUPCO’s efforts to support the health sector and provide smart supply chains and high-quality logistical services in a partnership agreement with a pioneering private company.
The warehouse is one of NUPCO’s largest warehouses in the Kingdom, with an area covering 300,000 square meters. It is fully automated, with the latest technologies and advanced logistical services.
Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Shebel, the CEO of NUPCO, said that the warehouse represented the strategic partnership between NUPCO and private sector companies for public health facilities at its best.
It will provide advanced medical services and contribute to the health of the Saudi community.
He noted that after the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic NUPCO equipped the warehouse in record time to increase the level of support for health facilities.