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Saudi Arabia reports 799 COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

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Saudi Arabia on Sunday reported 799 new coronavirus cases and seven deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 398,435 and the death toll to 6,754, according to the Ministry of Health.

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The number of recoveries rose by 548 to 383,321.

There are 8,360 active COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia, 915 of which are critical cases.

Saudi Arabia’s health ministry has announced it is postponing all appointments for those waiting for the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as it looks to expand the administration of the first dose to a wider segment of the country.

The Ministry said that all existing appointments for the second dose will be postponed starting from Sunday April 11, 2021, adding that their resumption will be announced at a later time.

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