RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded four new COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,379.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 255 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 368,329 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 2,111 remain active and 371 in critical condition.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (255) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (4) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (266) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (359,839) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/lzA4MEFlQB
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According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 99, followed by the Eastern Province with 58, Makkah with 46, Asir recorded 12 and Qassim confirmed 10 cases.
The ministry also announced that 266 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 359,839.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 103 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 2.23 million.
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