Saudi Arabia has recorded 174 new COVID-19 cases and five virus-related deaths in 24 hours, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.
The majority of the new cases (55) were detected in Riyadh, while Mecca had the second-highest with 31 and the Eastern Province had the third-highest with 19.
A total of 544,985 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the pandemic.
The Kingdom’s death toll has now reached 8,565.
Meanwhile, there were 202 recoveries from COVID-19.