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Saudi Arabia reports 4,541 new COVID-19 infections, 750 ‘critical cases’

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Saudi Arabia saw another slight decrease in the number of daily new COVID-19 cases after 4,541 new infections were recorded over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.

Two COVID-19-related deaths were also reported, raising the death toll to 8,924 as of January 25.

Meanwhile, 750 cases have been deemed “critical” according to the Ministry of Health.

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A combined 661,733 infections have been reported in the Kingdom since the pandemic first started.

The total recoveries have reached 611,342, of which 5,212 were reported COVID-19-free on January 25.

Saudi Arabia recorded its first omicron case in early December, thought to have come from an undisclosed north African country.

So far, the Kingdom has administered 55,753,056 vaccine doses. Health authorities plan continuance of the Kingdom’s vaccination plan in an effort to get the majority of the population vaccinated.

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