Saudi Arabia confirms 16 COVID-19 deaths, 286 new cases

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Updated 20 November 2020

Saudi Arabia confirms 16 COVID-19 deaths, 286 new cases

  • The Kingdom said 448 patients recovered in past 24 hours
  • The highest number of cases were recorded in Riyadh with 76

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 16 new COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, raising the total number of fatalities to 5,745.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 286 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 354,813 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 6,664 remain active and 793 in critical condition.

According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 76, followed by Hail with 30, Madinah with 28, Dammam recorded 15, and Taif confirmed 11 cases.
The ministry also announced that 448 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 342,404.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected around 57 million people globally and the death toll has exceeded 1.36 million.

 


Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 27 November 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 345,622
  • A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 17 deaths from COVID-19 and 302 new infections on Friday.
Of the new cases, 70 were recorded in Riyadh, 28 in Jeddah, 18 in Yanbu, 17 in Madinah, 14 in Dhahran, 14 in Makkah and 8 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 345,622 after 407 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.