Saudi Arabia reports 783 new COVID-19 cases amid signs of resurgence

April 07, 2021

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday recorded 783 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, 9 less than Tuesday’s figure of 792.

The health ministry announced eight more deaths from complications caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 394,052 and the virus-related fatalities to 6,719.

The ministry also reported 417 recoveries over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 381,189.

The Riyadh region recorded the highest number of new cases with 341 followed by the Makkah region with 142 and the Eastern region with 131 infections.

The remaining cases were detected in other regions of the Kingdom with only three of them reporting less than 10 infections.

According to the ministry, there were 7,044 active cases and 852 of them were in critical condition.

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