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Saudi Arabia reports 107 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Saudi Arabia reports 107 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Saudi Arabia reported 107 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 814,829.
The authorities also confirmed two new COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total number of fatalities to 9,322.

Of the new infections, 37 were recorded in Riyadh and 14 in Jeddah. Several other cities recorded fewer than 10 new cases each.

The ministry also announced that 110 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic to 801,961.

It said that 3,546 COVID-19 cases were still active, adding that 7,660 PCR tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to more than 44.2 million.

The ministry said that of the current cases, 43 were in critical condition.

More than 68 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the Kingdom’s immunization campaign began, with over 25.3 million people fully vaccinated.

The ministry, which has 587 vaccine centers across the country, urged people who had not yet received a jab to register for a series of injections through the Sehhaty app.

Meanwhile, testing hubs and treatment centers set up throughout the country have helped millions of people since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Taakad centers provide COVID-19 testing for those who show no or mild symptoms or believe they have come into contact with an infected individual, while Tetamman clinics offer treatment and advice to those with virus symptoms such as fever, loss of taste and smell, and breathing difficulties.
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