Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia records 290 COVID-19 cases, a drop from previous days

A man wears a protective face mask while jogging, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 13, 2020. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday reported a drop from previous days in the number of coronavirus cases with 290 new infections, according to the Ministry of Health.

The total number of cases in the country rose to 354,208.

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The Kingdom also reported 411 recoveries, bringing the total to 341,515.

The death toll rose to 5,710 after 18 deaths were reported Wednesday.

The city of Riyadh had 63 new COVID-19 cases, Medina had 29, and Hail had reported 24 new cases.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 KSA 15:43 - GMT 12:43
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