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Health Ministry Spokesperson: 775 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1442/1/21 - 2020/09/09

Riyadh, September 9, 2020, SPA -- Assistant Minister of Health and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulaali announced in a press conference here today that 775 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 323,012 cases, including 19,881 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 1,386 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.

Dr. Al-Abdulaali added that 28 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 4,165. "As many as 720 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 298,966", he said.

With regard to the tests, he disclosed that new 49,205 laboratory tests were conducted in the Kingdom during the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of the lab tests to 5,548,202.

17:51 LOCAL TIME 14:51 GMT

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