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COVID-19 Follow-up Committee Holds Meeting

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1441/8/12 - 2020/04/05

Riyadh, Apr 5, 2020, SPA -- Under the chairmanship of Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, the COVID-19 Follow-up Committee held its 46th meeting today.

During the meeting, all relevant COVID-19 updates and reports were reviewed. The committee discussed the epidemiological situation globally, as well as the cases reported locally. All precautionary measures carried out at the points of entry into the Kingdom will continue in full and will be further enhanced, the committee stressed.

Following the meeting, a press conference was held where Health Ministry Spokesman Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulaali said the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide is more than 1,200,000 cases, of which 253,000 cases have been cured to date. The COVID-19 death toll has jumped to 66,000.

Dr. Al-Abdulaali said that the accumulative number of COVID-19 infections in the Kingdom is 2385 cases. The COVID-19 death toll reached 34. However, 68 cured cases were recorded, bringing the number of cured cases to 488.

--SPA
21:42 LOCAL TIME 18:42 GMT
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