Saudi Arabia on Sunday recorded 224 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 355,258 cases in the country, according to the Ministry of Health.
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The number of recoveries in the Kingdom rose by 489 to 343,371.
Additionally, 19 new deaths were reported Sunday, bringing the death toll to 5,780.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (224) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (19) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (489) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (343,371) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/VoYTpzrmCm— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) November 22, 2020
The capital, Riyadh, had 51 new cases, while Yanbu had 21, and Mecca had 19 new COVID-19 cases.
The number of active cases was 6,107, the health ministry said, 785 of which were critical cases.
On Friday, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Rabeeah, the supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), said Saudi Arabia has supported global efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and will be “one of the first” to procure a future vaccine.
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