RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced nine deaths from COVID-19 and 1072 new infections on Saturday.
Of the new cases, 447 were recorded in Riyadh, 236 in Makkah, 164 in the the Eastern Province, 42 in Madinah, 41 in Asir, 28 in Jazan, 23 in Tabuk, 20 in Hail, 14 in the Northern Borders region, 11 in Najran and 10 in Al-Jouf.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 394,529 after 858 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 6,887 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.
Over 8 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saudi Arabia to date.
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