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The total number of coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia has risen to 335,578. Image Credit: AFP

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has recorded an increase of 481 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 335,578, the Health Ministry announced on Friday.

Of the new cases, 40 were confirmed in the city of Jeddah, 37 in Medina and 31 in Hail, according to the ministry.

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An additional 29 deaths were also reported, raising the Kingdom’s death toll to 4,823.

Meanwhile, 602 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered, taking the total recoveries to 320,348.