RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded three new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,441.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 322 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 373,368 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 2,630 remain active and 480 in critical condition.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (322) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (3) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (371) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (364,297) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/swdvpDrBht
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According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 151, followed by the Eastern Province with 55, Makkah with 39, Al-Baha recorded 22, and Madinah confirmed 13 cases each.
The ministry also announced that 371 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 364,297.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 109 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 2.41 million.
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