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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia detects 621 COVID19 cases in 24 hours

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Saudi Arabia’s health ministry reported 621 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, making the total number of cases 327,551. The ministry also recorded 982 new recoveries.

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The city of Mecca recorded 88 cases, Jeddah had 58 cases and Riyadh had 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours.

The death toll stood at 4,369 after 31 new fatalities were recorded, according to the Kingdom’s health ministry.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries was 306,004. There are 17,178 active cases.

The Kingdom confirmed its first COVID-19 cases on March 2 via a Saudi Arabian national returning from Iran.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 KSA 15:44 – GMT 12:44