Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports 385 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

Muslim pilgrims wearing protective face masks pray at the Grand mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, July 29, 2020. (SPA via Reuters)

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported 385 new coronavirus cases and 16 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.

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The total number of cases in the Kingdom is 342,968, while the total number of recoveries rose to 329,270 after 375 recoveries were recorded on Tuesday.

Additionally, 16 deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 5,217 in the Kingdom.

The city of Medina continues to have the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia, with 59 reported on Tuesday. Yanbu had 31 coronavirus cases, and Mecca reported 27 cases.

The number of active coronavirus cases in the Kingdom is 8,481, 840 of them being critical cases, the health ministry said.

Last Update: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 KSA 15:50 - GMT 12:50