NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Records 474 New Coronavirus Cases

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has confirmed 474 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths over the last 24 hours.

The Ministry of Health said the new confirmed cases increased the number of people who contracted the disease in the Kingdom to 430,089.

According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in Makkah with 59, followed by 58 in Madinah, 37 in Yanbu and 29 in Hafouf.

The ministry also announced that 500 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 326,339.

The recent deaths raise the total number of fatalities in the Kingdom to 5,087.

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