Saudi Arabia shoppers Medina
Shoppers queue up outside a mall in the Saudi city of Medina Thursday. Picture for illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: SPA

Dubai: Another 1,581 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, raising the total number of COVID-19 infections in the Kingdom to 81,766, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

The ministry has also reported 2,460 recoveries and 17 more deaths, taking the total number of recoveries to 57,013 and fatalities to 458.

Riyadh continues to lead the cities with the highest number of reported cases on Friday with 483 new ones followed by Jeddah with 251, Mecca with 189 and Dammam with 124 cases.