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Saudi Arabia Announces 359 New COVID-19 Cases

Saudi Arabia Announces 359 New COVID-19 Cases

Saturday, 17 October, 2020 - 16:00
Shoppers wearing masks at a supermarket in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Reuters file photo

The Saudi Health Ministry recorded 359 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, increasing the Kingdom’s tally to 341,854.


Of the new cases, 55 were announced in Madinah, 25 in Riyadh, 23 in Makkah, 19 in Yanbu and 16 in Hail.


The total number of recoveries rose to 328,165 after 370 more patients recovered from the COVID-19 disease.


A total of 5,165 people have died in Saudi Arabia from complications caused by the disease, the ministry said.


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