JEDDAH: Arafat Day, when Hajis stand in prayer on the plains of Arafat near Makkah at the peak of the annual pilgrimage, will be on Sunday, Sept. 11, the semi-official Sabq.org website announced on Thursday, quoting sources. It said no one sighted the new moon on Thursday evening. The Saudi Supreme Court announced on Friday that the current month will be thirty days long. Eid Al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice will be celebrated on Monday, Sept. 12, said the website, adding that Saturday, Sept. 3 will be the first day of Dul Hijjah.
Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths
- The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142
- A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 22 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,881 new cases of the disease on Monday.
Of the new cases, 688 were recorded in Riyadh, 293 in Jeddah , and 290 in Dammam.
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142.
The health ministry also announced that 1,864 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 64,306.
A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.
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