SAUDI ARABIA

COVID-19 deaths stay in single digit, as cases in Kingdom remain below the 100-mark

September 23, 2021

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — New COVID-19 cases stayed below the 100-mark for the thirteenth consecutive day on Thursday with 57 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours after continuing to slide in the last five weeks from the 500-mark

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 5 more people died due to complications caused by the virus over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 546,792 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,684.

According to the ministry, a total of 72 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 535,783.

The Riyadh region reported the highest number of new cases with 19, followed by the Makkah region with 11.

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

According to the ministry, there were 2,325 active cases and 279 of them were in critical condition.


September 23, 2021
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