Saudi Arabia’s new COVID-19 cases continue its slight rise

The total number of confirmed infections in Saudi Arabia is 549,955

  
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 saw a slight rise in new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with 43 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.

New COVID cases in the Kingdom have been fluctuating around the 30-mark, with infections dipping below or rising slightly over the mark during the past week.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 1 person 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 549,955 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,845.

According to the ministry, a total of 26 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 539,082.

According to the ministry, among the active cases 37 of them were in critical condition.

 

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