Saudi Arabia announces 38 more deaths from COVID-19

Saudi Arabia announced 38 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,567 new cases of the disease on Friday

  
Saudis wear protective masks, walk at Abha High City, 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 18, 2020.

Saudis wear protective masks, walk at Abha High City, 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 18, 2020.

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LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 38 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,567 new cases of the disease on Friday.

Of the new cases, 281 were reported in the Eastern Province, 268 in Makkah, 259 in Asir and 208 in Riyadh.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 248,948 after 1,859 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,093 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

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