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Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia reports 1,133 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

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Saudi Arabia reported 1,133 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 498,906, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

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Of the new cases, 328 were detected in the capital Riyadh while Mecca saw 245 cases.

The health ministry also confirmed 14 virus-related death, taking the death toll to 7,947.

Meanwhile, 1,582 people who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered, raising the total recoveries to 479,709.

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