Coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia rise to 2,402


RIYADH — The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia reached to 2,402 in the last 24 hours as the death toll rose to 34, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday.

A total of 223 had tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours in the Kingdom, the ministry said, adding that five people had died.

Out of the total confirmed cases, 47 percent are of Saudi patients while 53 percent are of non-citizens.

The ministry added that while there has been a decrease in people’s mobility in general, the rate of mobility related to recreation and shopping is worrying.