Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports 252 new COVID-19 cases

A Saudi man walks past a poster depicting Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported 252 new coronavirus cases, the Ministry of Health announced.

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The ministry also detected 15 deaths bringing the death toll to 5,811.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom rose to 355,741, and the number of recoveries rose to 344,311 by 495 new recoveries.

Riyadh had 33 new cases on Tuesday, while Medina had 19, and Mecca had 18 coronavirus cases.

Last Update: Tuesday, 24 November 2020 KSA 15:43 - GMT 12:43