RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded three new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,355.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 213 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 366,584 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 2,092 remain active and 333 in critical condition.
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 75, followed by the Eastern Province with 50, Makkah with 38, Najran recorded 12 and the Northern Borders Province confirmed 10 cases.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (213) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (3) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (198) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (358,137) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/9MVMThUeJ1
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The ministry also announced that 198 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 358,137.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 99.2 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 2.13 million.