Saudi Arabia says Haj pilgrims' health reassuring; no serious illnesses reported
Saudi Ministry of Health confirms that no Covid-19 cases have been reported among those on the annual pilgrimage.
The Saudi Ministry of Health said in a statement on Friday that Haj pilgrims' general health is reassuring, with no serious diseases reported.
Meanwhile, the ministry said that 1,686 new confirmed Covid-19 cases have been reported in the Kingdom on Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 275,905, including 37,381 active cases receiving necessary medical care. Of these, there are 2033 critical cases, while the condition of the rest is stable.
As many as 4,460 cases have recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 235,658, the Ministry of Health said, adding that 24 new fatalities have been reported, bringing the total death toll to 2,866.
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