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MOH: 4,919 New COVID-19 Cases, 91,662 Total Recoveries
17 June 2020

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), 4,919 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported today (Wednesday) in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 141,234 cases, including 48,481 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 1,859 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. Also, 2,122 cases have been recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 91,662 cases, all praise is due to Allah.

“The new reported cases include 52% Saudi citizens and 48% non-Saudi residents. About 30% of the cases are females, and 70% are males. Only 5% of the reported cases are older persons, 9% are children, and 86% are adults,” MOH stated.

MOH added that these new cases were distributed as follows: 2,371 in Riyadh, 282 in Makkah, 279 in Jeddah, 273 in Hofuf, 156 in Madinah, 140 in Taif, 137 in Dammam, 123 in Dhahran, 114 in Al-Khobar, 100 in Khamis Mushayt, 67 in Buraydah, 58 in Abha, 56 in Al-Mubarraz, 54 in Hafr Al-Batin, 46 in Al-Kharj, 39 in Jubail, 39 in Najran, 39 in Diriyah, 33 in Wadi Al-Dawasir, 32 in Qatif, 26 in Safwa, 23 in Al-Oyoun, 17 in Al-Baha, 17 in Ras Tanura, 17 in Huraymala, 16 in Al-Rass, 16 in Al-Quwayiyah, 16 in Khulais, 14 in Al-Jafr, 13 in Al-Qunfudhah, 13 in Bisha, 12 in Yanbu, 11 in Rania, 11 in Ahad Rufaida, 11 in Layla, 11 in Dharma, 10 in Al-Dilam, 9 in Hail, 8 in Al-Makhwah, 8 in Al-Dayer, 7 in Al-Majadra, 7 in Sabt Al-Alaya, 7 in Hotat Bani Tamim, 7 in Sharurah, 6 in Unaizah, 6 in Al-Khafji, 6 in Jazan, 6 in Oyoun Al-Jawa, 6 in Al-Rain, 6 in Al-Sulayyil, 5 in Afif, 5 in Ramah, 5 in Thadiq, 5 in Al-Namas, 4 in Al-Mandaq, 4 in Al-Harajah, 4 in Billasmar, 4 in Tanuma, 4 in Baish, 4 in Al-Bejadyah, 4 in Rafaya Al-Jamsh, 4 in Wethylan, 4 in Tathleeth, 4 in Al-Aqiq, 3 in Al-Mithnab, 3 in Dhahran Al-Janoub, 3 in Wadi Bin Hashbal, 3 in Wadi Al-Fare, 3 in Al-Ola Village, 3 in Al-Layth, 3 in Arar, 3 in Sager, 3 in Al-Hanakiyah, 2 in Khayber, 2 in Al-Asyah, 2 in Al-Badaye, 2 in Al-Bukaireyyah, 2 in Qusaybaa, 2 in Thurayban, 2 in Al-Quraia, 2 in Al-Madhah, 2 in Muhayil Asir, 2 in Al-Bashayer, 2 in Al-Batha, 2 in Abu Arish, 2 in Samtah, 2 in Al-Muzahimiyah, 2 in Baljurashi, in addition to one case in each of Qalwa, Sakaka, Mahd Al-Dhahab, Al-Qwarah, Dharyah, Al-Muwaih, Al-Sahn, Dhulam, Turubah, Al-Farsha, Rijal Almaa, Tamir, Al-Nairiya, Al-Eidabi, Sabya, Uhud A-Masarihah, Rabigh, Habouna, Al-Majma’ah, Marat, Ruwaida Al-Ardh, Al-Qura. Moreover, 39 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 1,091.

Regarding the lab tests in the Kingdom, 23,484 new lab tests have been performed; bringing the total tests to date to 1,167,766.

Furthermore, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has jumped to 8,184,331 cases, of which 3,966,877 cases have recovered to date. As for the COVID-19 death toll, it has jumped to 443,960.  

Besides, MOH has called all people to keen to frequently wash their hands with water and soap, as it is the major shield against coronavirus, and to wear medical or cloth face masks, or any mouth-nose covers, except those who are alone in a closed area.

MOH reiterated that anyone, who has symptoms or wants an assessment, can use the self-assessment service on «Mawid» app. Those, who have questions, can also inquire or seek advice by calling the 937-Service Center, available 24/7. The Center is now made closer to everyone than ever. The public can also benefit from its interactive services through WhatsApp app. on the number 920005937. They can have access to health information and updates on COVID-19. The service also provides users with information on blood donation and primary health care centers (PHCs). Besides, it enables them to reserve appointments.

Last Update : 18 June 2020 08:43 AM
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