RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has confirmed 474 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths over the last 24 hours .
The Ministry of Health said the new confirmed cases increase the number of people who contracted the disease in the Kingdom to 340,089.
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in Makkah with 59, followed by 58 in Madinah, 37 in Yanbu and 29 in Hafouf.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (474) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (19) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (500) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (326,339) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/4IbKVAsmWs
— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) October 13, 2020
The ministry also announced that 500 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 326,339.
The recent deaths raise the total number of fatalities in the Kingdom to 5,087.
Meanwhile, during daily inspections, Jeddah municipality officials said they issued fines to 262 shops and 67 workshops for not adhering to anti-COVID-19 measures.