CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Arabia: 1 Million Screened For Coronavirus

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – Spokesman for Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed Abdelali said the around one million people have been screened for COVID-19 so far in various neighborhoods throughout the Kingdom.

He urged all citizens and residents to keep the current level of commitment, stressing that the ‘the upcoming phase is important, and the virus is still present’.

Abdelali said that according to the World Health Organization no studies have so far found an evidence that recovered patients are immune from contracting the virus again, calling on those who recovered to abide by the precautionary measures.

Saudi Arabia recorded 1,289 new coronavirus cases, marking its highest daily increase so far, according to the health ministry.

Jeddah topped the list of cities with the most cases, recording 294 new infections, raising the total to 18,881 case among them 117 critical cases.

The Kingdom also confirmed five new deaths, raising the death toll to 144.

Meanwhile, 1774 people recovered over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,531.


BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Receives Phone Call From French President Macron

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron in which they discussed bilateral relations. ‘During the call, they reviewed relations between the two countries and opportunities for joint cooperation. Regional and international developments were discussed, and a number of issues of common interest … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Receives Phone Call From French President Macron

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi To Reopen Qatar Embassy In Coming Days – Saudi Minister

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi’s foreign minister said on Saturday, following a U.S.-backed détente last week in a three – year-old dispute between Arab states. It is just a matter a logistics, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan told journalists in Riyadh … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi To Reopen Qatar Embassy In Coming Days – Saudi Minister

SPORTS | Formula One Season Set To Start In Bahrain After Australian Grand Prix Postponement

MILAN – – The start of the Formula One season has been delayed after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed from March to November because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Australian race in Melbourne has been rescheduled from March 21 to November 21. The Chinese GP has also been delayed but no new date has been … Continue reading SPORTS | Formula One Season Set To Start In Bahrain After Australian Grand Prix Postponement

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