Saudi Arabia records 1,157 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths in 24 hours
Saudi Arabia confirmed 1,157 new coronavirus infections, 987 recoveries and 15 deaths in 24 hours, the Kingdom’s health ministry reported on Monday.
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The Kingdom’s active cases rose to 9,130, of which 1,334 are critical.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (1157) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (15) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (987) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (425,677) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/fgdTYiLEWy— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) May 24, 2021
The majority of Monday’s cases were recorded in Mecca and Riyadh which accounted for 357 and 320 new infections respectively.
Monday’s numbers indicate a slight rise from Sunday’s 1,047 new cases and 14 deaths.
The total number of diagnosed cases since the beginning of the outbreak rose to 442,071, total recoveries to 425,677 and the death toll to 7,254.
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