Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia announces 1,289 new cases, 5 deaths

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Dubai - Overall, the Kingdom has reported 18,811 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 144 deaths.

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Published: Mon 27 Apr 2020, 5:25 PM

Last updated: Mon 27 Apr 2020, 7:29 PM

Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 1,289 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Most cases were reported in Jeddah (294), Makkah (218), Madinah (202) and Riyadh (178), the Ministry of Health said.

Among the new cases, 16 per cent are Saudi nationals, while the rest are expats.

The ministry also announced five new deaths.

Overall, the Kingdom has reported 18,811 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 144 deaths.




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