RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 14 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 5,884.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 217 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 357,128 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 4,835 remain active and 674 in critical condition.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (217) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (14) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (386) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (346,409) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/gDvQQd2O9G
— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) November 29, 2020
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 75, followed by Makkah with 35, Madinah with 29, the Eastern Province recorded 18, and Qassim confirmed 14 cases.
The ministry also announced that 386 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 346,409.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 62 million people globally and the death toll has exceeded 1.45 million.