Saudi Arabia has reported 1,048 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in 24 hours, according to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health.
A total of 6,968 people have now died from causes related to the coronavirus in Saudi Arabia.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 418,411 people have tested positive for COVID-19.
Authorities in the country arrested 27 people in the city of Medina for not flouting isolation rules after testing positive for COVID-19, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
More than eight million people have now been inoculated against the virus in Saudi Arabia.