Saudi Arabia reports 1,045 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 983 Recoveries

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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that 1,045 new confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom.

The daily reported number of infected cases brought the total number to 414,219, including 9,710 active cases.

“There are 1,277 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable,” the statement said.

It added that 9 new deaths have been reported, putting the tally of fatalities at 6,922.

Meanwhile, as many as 983 cases have recovered, raising recoveries’ toll to 397,587.

On the other hand, 64,782 new laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour, across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.