Saudi Arabia reports 1,255 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 1,247 Recoveries

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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 1,255 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom.

The Health Ministry said in their statement that the daily reported number brings the total number of infected cases to 479,390, including 11,322 active cases.

“There are 1,451 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable,” the statement added.

“14 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 7,730,”

Meanwhile, as many as 1,247 cases have recovered, raising recoveries’ toll to 460,338.

On the other hand, 91,021 new laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour, across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.