Asharq Al-awsat English Middle-east and International News and Opinion from Asharq Al-awsat Newspaper

Saudi Arabia Reports 1,635 New Virus Recoveries

Saudi Arabia Reports 1,635 New Virus Recoveries

Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 09:00
Deserted streets in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province during rainfall. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health said up to 1,635 COVID-19 cases have recovered, raising number of recoveries to 243,688.

The Ministry also reported 1,342 new virus cases.

The new cases brought the total number of infections in the kingdom to 281,435, including 34,763 active cases undergoing treatment.

Of these, there are 1,983 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.

The Ministry added that 35 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities at 2,984.

Editor Picks