New Coronavirus cases continue to drop in Saudi Arabia

New Coronavirus cases continue to drop in Saudi Arabia

Coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia continued to drop; with 137 new infections reported on Friday, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

The health ministry also reported 7 more deaths over the past 24 hours; marking the lowest single-day virus-related fatalities in many months since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 362,878 and deaths to 6,230.

The ministry also reported 228 new recoveries over the past 24 hours; raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 354,081, with the recovery rate rising to 97.57 percent.

The Riyadh region reported the highest number of infections with 41 cases; followed by the Makkah region with 34 and the Eastern region with 11 cases.

The Jazan and Hail regions reported just 2 infections while the Al-Jouf region recorded only 1 case. The remaining cases were detected in different other regions of the Kingdom.

With the recoveries surpassing new cases regularly, the active cases in the Kingdom have also dropped to 2,567 out of which 362 were critical cases.