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Saudi Arabia Reports 110 New Virus Cases, 50 Recoveries

Saudi Arabia Reports 110 New Virus Cases, 50 Recoveries

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020 - 17:00
Saudi security forces on the streets to enforce curfew in Jeddah. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia registered on Tuesday 110 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the Kingdom’s total to 1,563.


Health Ministry spokesman Mohammed Abdelali said 108 of the new cases contracted the virus after coming in contact with other patients. The other two were related to travel abroad.


Two patients died in Madinah, raising the total to 10, he added.


The majority of patients are in stable condition, except for 31, he stated.


The Kingdom also reported 50 recoveries from the virus, taking the count to 165.


Abdelali urged the people to remain at home, respect the curfew and social distancing, take care of their personal hygiene and regularly wash their hands.


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