RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 14 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,006.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 999 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 421,300 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 9,587 remain active and 1,356 in critical condition.
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 398, followed by Makkah with 241, the Eastern Province with 111, Asir recorded 50 and Madinah confirmed 48 cases.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (999) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (14) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1005) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (404,707) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/Whlkm4f2rO
— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) May 4, 2021
The ministry also announced that 1,005 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 404,707.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to register to receive the vaccine, and adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 154 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 3.23 million.
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