New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia stay below the 100-mark

The total number of confirmed infections in Saudi Arabia is 546,681

  
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 stayed below the 100-mark for the eleventh consecutive day on Tuesday with 69 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours after continuing to slide in the last five weeks from the 500-mark

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 5 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 546,681 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,672.

According to the ministry, a total of 48 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 535,650.

The Makkah region reported the highest number of new cases with 19, followed by the Riyadh region with 15.

The remaining cases were detected in other regions of the Kingdom with 11 of them reporting less than 10 infections.

According to the ministry, there were 2,359 active cases and 317 of them were in critical condition.

 

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