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Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry: 997 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 1,026 Recoveries Reported in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Press Agency

Saturday 1442/9/26 - 2021/05/08

Riyadh, May 8, 2021, SPA -- The Ministry of Health announced today in a statement that 997 new confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 425,442, including 9,707 active cases.

Of these, there are 1,319 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable, the statement said.

It added that 14 new deaths have been reported, putting the tally of fatalities at 7,059.

Meanwhile, as many as 1,026 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 408,676.

On the other hand, 69,482 new laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour, across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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