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Saudi Arabia: More than 36,000 Have Recovered from COVID-19

Saudi Arabia: More than 36,000 Have Recovered from COVID-19

Thursday, 21 May, 2020 - 15:15
Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammed Abdelali. SPA
Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi Arabia has a total of 65,077 confirmed cases of the coronavirus after 2,532 more people tested positive, the Health Ministry said Thursday.


Ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammed Abdelali said that so far there have been 36,040 recoveries after the tests of 2,562 more patients came back negative.


He added that the death toll from the coronavirus rose to 351 when 12 more patients died from the disease.


During his daily press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Abdelali reiterated the importance of avoiding gatherings and staying at home.


He also called for social distancing, wearing a mask and washing hands frequently.


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