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Health Ministry: 898 New Cases Detected while 1,519 are Critical Cases

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1442/1/13 - 2020/09/01

Riyadh, September 1, 2020, SPA -- The Ministry of Health announced in a statement today that 898 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 316,670 cases, including 21,227 active cases undergoing treatment.

Of these, there are 1,519 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.

The ministry added that 32 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 3,929.

As many as 718 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 291,514.

On the other hand, new 49,989 laboratory tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.

16:13 LOCAL TIME 13:13 GMT

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