RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 16 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,201 new infections on Friday.
Of the new cases, 370 were recorded in Makkah, 294 in Riyadh, 167 in the Eastern Province, 92 in Madinah, 76 in Asir, 61 in Jazan, 26 in Tabuk, 21 in Najran, 19 in Hail, 15 in Al-Baha, eight in the Northern Borders region and two in Al-Jouf.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 438,206 after 1,322 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 7,424 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.
Over 14.6 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the Kingdom to date.
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