Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports 395 new cases, 17 deaths, 417 recoveries

A volunteer checks the temperature of another volunteer in Riyadh. (File photo: Reuters)

Saudi Arabia detected 395 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 344,552, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.

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Medina reported 85 new infections, while the capital Riyadh reported 37, Mecca reported 32, and Jeddah reported 14.

The other new cases were confirmed in cities and provinces across Saudi Arabia, according to the ministry.

Seventeen people died due to complications caused by COVID-19, which raises the virus-related death toll in the country to 5,281.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in Saudi Arabia rose to 330,995 after 417 people recovered from the coronavirus.

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Last Update: Saturday, 24 October 2020 KSA 15:42 - GMT 12:42
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