Saudi Arabia reports 1,017 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 1,133 Recoveries

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Official Spokesman of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulaali announced on Sunday that 1,017 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom.

The daily reported number brings the total number of infected cases to 465,797 confirmed cases, including 10,132 active cases receiving necessary medical care, according to a statement by the Saudi Health Ministry.

“There are 1,575 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable,” Dr. Al-Abdulaali said.

“1,133 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total recoveries to 448,093 cases. Also, 19 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 7,572,” the spokesman of the Saudi Ministry of Health added.

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that have been administered is approaching 15,723,493 doses, Dr. Al-Abdulaali said.