Saudi Arabia has recorded 3,159 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 226,486, the health ministry announced on Friday.
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Most new cases were detected in the city of Riyadh, similar to a recent trend. Al-Hafouf had the second highest with 249 followed by Jeddah with 209, according to the ministry.
The Kingdom’s death toll increased to 2,151 after 51 new fatalities were recorded.
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in Saudi Arabia is now 163,026 after 1,930 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered.
The Kingdom continues to urge people to adhere to precautionary measures such as social distancing, avoiding crowds and wearing face masks.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (3159) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (51) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1930) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (163,026) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/wXbeCVKpou— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) July 10, 2020