RIYADH — New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia continued to rise above the 500-mark on Sunday, with 606 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.

New COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom were fluctuating between 300 and 1000 during the past weeks.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 2 persons has died due to complications caused by the virus over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 803,764 and the virus-related fatalities to 9,232.

According to the ministry, a total of 367 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 787,963.

Among the active cases 150 of them were in critical condition.

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