RIYADH: Saudi Arabia reported 280 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health.
As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 832,709.
The authorities also confirmed two new COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total number of fatalities to 9,629.
Of the new infections, 102 were recorded in Riyadh, 32 in Jeddah, 15 in Dammam and 11 in Taif. Several other cities recorded fewer than 10 new cases each.
The ministry also announced that 123 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 818,675.
It said 4,405 COVID-19 cases were still active, adding that 6,407 PCR tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to more than 45 million.
The ministry said of the current cases, 68 patients were in critical condition.
More than 69.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the Kingdom’s immunization campaign began, with over 25 million people fully vaccinated.