RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 13 new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,347.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 907 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 449,191 people have now contracted the disease.
Of the total number of cases, 9,706 remain active and 1,408 in critical condition.
According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 258, followed by Makkah with 232, the Eastern Province with 139, Madinah recorded 86 and Asir confirmed 65 cases.
The health ministry also announced that 1,201 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 432,138.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (907) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس كورونا (كوفيد-19)، وتسجيل (13) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1201) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (432,138) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/KLUzMyNtL0
— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) May 30, 2021
The ministry renewed its call on the public to register to receive the vaccine, and adhere to the measures and abide by instructions.
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs reopened six mosques in two regions after temporarily evacuating and sterilizing them, bringing the total number of mosques closed and reopened after being sterilized to 1,425 within 113 days.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 170 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 3.55 million.
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