New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia drop below 50-mark

The total number of confirmed infections in Saudi Arabia is 547,797

  
Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfect the floor as Muslim pilgrims pray inside Namira Mosque in Arafat to mark Haj's most important day, Day of Arafat, during their Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 30, 2020. Saudi Ministry of Media/Handout via REUTERS

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfect the floor as Muslim pilgrims pray inside Namira Mosque in Arafat to mark Haj's most important day, Day of Arafat, during their Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 30, 2020. Saudi Ministry of Media/Handout via REUTERS

RIYADH New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia dropped below the 50-mark after briefly going up and down the half century level on Thursday, with 36 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 2 more people 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 547,797 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,755.

According to the ministry, a total of 49 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 536,817.

According to the ministry, among the active cases 113 of them were in critical condition.

 

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