Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia reports 398 infections, 404 recoveries

A Saudi national travelling into Bahrain gets a nose swab at an immigration checkpoint on the King Fahd Causeway that reopened after coronavirus restrictions were eased, at the Bahrain-Saudi border, Bahrain. (File photo:Reuters)

The Ministry of Health announced in a statement here on Friday that 398 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 346,880, including 8,088 active cases undergoing treatment, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

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Of these, there are 766 critical cases, while the health conditions of the rest are stable.

It added that 20 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 5,383.

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Meanwhile, as many as 404 cases have recovered, raising the total recoveries to 333,409, the Health Ministry said.

On the other hand, 56,255 new laboratory tests were conducted across the Kingdom during the last 24hours, the.

Last Update: Friday, 30 October 2020 KSA 17:34 - GMT 14:34