Saudi Arabia’s daily virus cases dip below 400 daily count

Saudi Arabia’s daily virus cases dip below 400 daily count
Saudi Arabia recorded 21 more deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 359 new cases of the disease on Saturday. (File/SPA)
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Updated 18 October 2020

Saudi Arabia’s daily virus cases dip below 400 daily count

Saudi Arabia’s daily virus cases dip below 400 daily count
  • Health Ministry reports 370 new recoveries, 21 deaths
  • A total of 5,165 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia recorded 359 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday, raising the total number of those infected to 341,854 cases in the Kingdom.
There are currently 8,524 active cases, a number that is constantly decreasing, 829 of which are in critical care.
Madinah recorded the highest case count at 55 cases, while Riyadh had 25 and Makkah 23.
The Kingdom saw a significant decrease in its daily death rate, with 21 deaths on Saturday, increasing the total mortality figure to 5,165. In turn, 370 new recoveries were recorded in Saudi Arabia, raising the total number of recoveries to 328,165. The Kingdom’s recovery rate is at 95.9 percent. Riyadh has seen 55,014 recoveries in total, followed by Jeddah with 32,471 and Makkah with 32,293.

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341,854 Total cases

328,165 Recoveries

Saudi Arabia’s continued effort to monitor, record and detect COVID-19 infections early through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, has seen 47,926 new PCR tests conducted in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of PCR tests conducted in the Kingdom to 7.3 million.
The Ministry of Health reiterated its call for the public to continue taking safety precautions against infection seriously, and reminded people to take further precautions for the upcoming influenza season, including taking the flu vaccine available in October.


Saudi Arabia announces 12 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 02 December 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 12 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 12 more COVID-19 deaths
  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 347,513
  • A total of 5,919 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 12 deaths from COVID-19 and 249 new infections on Wednesday.
Of the new cases, 65 were recorded in Riyadh, 51 in Makkah, 32 in Madinah, 29 in the Eastern Province and 13 in Najran.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 347,513 after 337 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,919 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.