Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has announced 3,159 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 226,486.
Meanwhile, 51 more COVID-19 patients have died due to complications resulting from the infection, pushing the country’s death toll to 2,100.
Additionally, 1,930 patients have fully recovered from the coronavirus infection, raising the total number of recoveries to 163,026.
The highest of the new cases were recorded in Riyadh with 296 infections followed by Al Hafouf with 249, Jeddah with 209 and Al Mobarraz with 196 new cases.
As for Dammam, it recorded 158 new cases while Taif reported 139 new infections and Madinah 134 new cases.
According to the ministry, there are currently 61,309 active cases in the Kingdom, including 2,220 critical patients, and all of them are receiving necessary medical care.