Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported 390 new coronavirus cases and five deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 380,572 and the death toll to 6,539, according to the Ministry of Health.
The number of recoveries rose by 306 to 371,338.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (390) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (5) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (306) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (371,338) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/XmIc1dbSrF— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) March 9, 2021
There are 2,695 active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom, 515 of which are critical cases.
Saudi King Salman has approved an aid package for Hajj and Umrah companies that have been financially impacted by the suspension pilgrimages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The aid package, approved through a royal order issued on Monday, includes a list of initiatives that have been approved by the government to mitigate the negative economic impacts on the companies due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.