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Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry: 4,526 New Recoveries Reported, 60,712 Lab Tests Conducted, in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1441/12/28 - 2020/08/18

Riyadh, August 18, 2020, SPA -- The Ministry of Health announced in a statement here today that 1,409 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 301,323 cases, including 24,942 active cases undergoing treatment.

Of these, there are 1,716 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.

It added that 24 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 3,470.

As many as 4,526 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 272,911.

On the other hand, new 60,712 laboratory tests were conducted, too, in the last 24 hours.

--SPA
17:03 LOCAL TIME 14:03 GMT
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