New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia stay below 50-mark for a week

The total number of confirmed infections in Saudi Arabia is 548,065

  
People walk on a street during Saudi Arabia's 90th annual National Day celebration, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 23, 2020. L

People walk on a street during Saudi Arabia's 90th annual National Day celebration, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 23, 2020. L

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RIYADH New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia stayed below the 50-mark on Wednesday, the seventh consecutive day, with 479 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.

New COVID case in the Kingdom has been fluctuating around the 50-mark, with infections dipping below the mark on Thursday after four straight days of new cases recording over the 50-mark.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 3 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 548,065 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,770.

According to the ministry, a total of 58 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 537,095.

According to the ministry, among the active cases 84 of them were in critical condition.

 

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