Saudi Arabia’s health ministry reported 672 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, making the total number of cases 326,930. The ministry also recorded 1,092 new recoveries.
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The city of Mecca recorded 62 cases, Medinah had 61 cases and Jeddah had 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours.
The death toll stood at 4,338 after 33 new fatalities were recorded, according to the Kingdom’s health ministry.
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries was 305,022.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (672) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (33) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1092) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (305,022) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/wO8wIH2TeE— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) September 15, 2020
Saudi Arabia announced it will allow its citizens to exit and re-enter the Kingdom through all land, sea, and airports after January 1, 2021, given that all coronavirus-related precautionary measures are followed.
The Kingdom confirmed its first COVID-19 cases on March 2 via a Saudi Arabian national returning from Iran.