Saudi Arabia announces 10 more COVID-19 deaths, 27.3mln vaccines given to date

A total of 8,259 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

  
Saudis sit in Al Sadd Lake Park, as the summer season kicks off with health precautions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in an effort to boost internal tourism after the pandemic in Abha, Saudi Arabia July 16, 2020.

Saudis sit in Al Sadd Lake Park, as the summer season kicks off with health precautions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in an effort to boost internal tourism after the pandemic in Abha, Saudi Arabia July 16, 2020.

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 10 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,063 new infections on Monday.

Of the new cases, 244 were recorded in Makkah, 217 in Riyadh, 152 in the Eastern Province, 108 in Asir, 88 in Jazan, 70 in Madinah, 45 in Najran, 44 in Hail, 20 in the Northern Borders region, 18 in Tabuk, 17 in Al-Baha, and five in Al-Jouf.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 508,994 after 1,620 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 8,259 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

Over 27.3 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the Kingdom to date.

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