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Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia records 1,257 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths in 24 hours

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Saudi Arabia has recorded 1,257 new COVID-19 cases and 12 virus-related deaths during the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.

Thursday’s figures bring the Kingom’s total death toll from COVID-19 to 7,933 and its overall number of recorded cases to 497,773.

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The capital city Riyadh saw the most new cases, with 319 recorded.

The Eastern Province had the second-highest number of new infections with 277, while Mecca had the third-highest with 252.

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