Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 496,810

  
A Saudi woman measures her temperature as she enters the Al-Othaim market amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 22, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

A Saudi woman measures her temperature as she enters the Al-Othaim market amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 22, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 11 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,247 new infections on Friday.


Of the new cases, 263 were recorded in Riyadh, 211 in the Eastern Province, 209 in Makkah, 157 in Asir, 90 in Jazan, 68 in Madinah, 55 in Hail, 51 in Najran, 24 in the Northern Borders region, 21 in Al-Baha, 19 in Tabuk, and six in Al-Jouf.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 496,810 after 1,160 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 8,141 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

Over 23.7 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the Kingdom to date.

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