Saudi Arabia reports 954 new COVID-19 cases, 1,014 recoveries in 24 hours

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Saudi Arabia has reported 954 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 531,935, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

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Of the new cases, 182 were detected in the city of Mecca, 164 in the capital Riyadh and 152 in the Eastern Region.

The ministry also announced 14 virus-related deaths, taking the death toll to 8,311.

Meanwhile, 1,014 people recovered after having previously tested positive for the virus, raising the recovery total to 513,387.

The Kingdom, with a population of 34.27 million, currently has 10,237 active COVID-19 cases while 1,404 are in critical condition.

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