Saudi Arabia reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths in 24 hours

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Saudi Arabia has reported 44 new COVID-19 cases and five virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health.

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Meanwhile, there were 58 recoveries from COVID-19.

A total of 8,699 people have now died from the novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Kingdom has recorded 546,926 cases of COVID-19, while there have been 535,950 recoveries.

The majority (67 percent) of the new cases were detected in the Al Bahah region.

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