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Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia confirms 1,016 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

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Saudi Arabia recorded 1,016 new coronavirus cases, 900 recoveries and 12 deaths over the last 24 hours, the Kingdom’s health ministry reported on Wednesday.

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There are currently 9,691 active COVID-19 cases within the country, 1,346 of which are critical.

The majority of Wednesday’s cases were recorded in Riyadh and Mekkah, accounting for 373 and 279 COVID-19 cases respectively.

Wednesday’s numbers brought the country’s death toll to 7,018, total recoveries to 405,607 and total diagnosed cases since the beginning of the outbreak to 422,316.

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