Saudi Arabia announces 36 more deaths from COVID-19

The total number of recoveries in Saudi Arabia increased to 257,269

  
A Muslim pilgrim prays, after casting stones at pillars symbolising Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 1, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

A Muslim pilgrim prays, after casting stones at pillars symbolising Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 1, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 36 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,569 new cases of the disease on Wednesday.

Of the new cases, 78 were recorded in the capital Riyadh, 75 in Hail, 68 in Makkah and 66 in Jeddah.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 257,269 after 2,151 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,269 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

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