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A coffee shop is seen empty of customers after Saudi Arabia's decision to ban gatherings, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 9, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has announced 51 new cases of coronavirus.

Among the cases, 25 cases were linked to travel and have been isolated, while the remainder involved social contact with previous cases, said Dr. Muhammad Al-Abd Al-Ali, spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Health.

Saudi Arabia now has 562 coronavirus cases, of which 19 have recovered, with no deaths reported.

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