Number of new COVID-19 cases continues to fall in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi man enters a new self-sterilization gate at the Grand Mosque, as a preventive measure against the COVID-19, during the holy month of Ramadan, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 7, 2020.Saudi Arabia called on people to comply with health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Sunday, as its daily tally of cases rose above 4,000 for the first time. (REUTERS/Saudi Press Agency/Handout)

The number of new coronavirus infections in Saudi Arabia continued to decrease on Sunday; with the health ministry recording 1,357 cases.
Of the new cases; Makkah markefd 153 infections, 94 in the capital Riyadh, 72 in Jeddah and 64 in Hufof.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 240,081 after 2,533 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,917 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.
However, there have been no reports of coronavirus infections at the holy sites of Hajj; on the fifth day of the pilgrimage.