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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports 226 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

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Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported 226 new coronavirus cases and six deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 365,325, according to the Ministry of Health.

The death toll rose to 6,335.

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The number of recoveries in the Kingdom rose by 156 to 357,004.

Asir recorded 59 COVID-19 cases, Riyadh, the capital, had 53 new cases, while Mecca had 46.

There are 1,986 active coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia, 327 of which are critical cases, the health ministry said.

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has approved the use of two more COVID-19 vaccines made by pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Moderna, Al Arabiya reported on Monday.

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