Saudi Arabia confirmed 951 new coronavirus cases, with 27 COVID-19 related deaths on Monday.
There were 1,129 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 290,796, according to the country’s ministry of health.
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The total number of cases in the country is now 315,772, with a total death toll of 3,897, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (951) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (27) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1129) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (290,796) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/W8ROlzQUun— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) August 31, 2020
Saudi Arabia was recently ranked among the top 20 safest countries in the world during the ongoing pandemic, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Hong Kong-based Deep Knowledge Group.
In another development, a recent study conducted by the Saudi Health Council (SHC) and the World Bank, showed that Obesity increases the risk of a coronavirus infection and it raises the possibility of being admitted to the hospital if infected.
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