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MOH: 3,941 New COVID-19 Cases, 98,917 Total Recoveries
20 June 2020

​​According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), 3,941 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported today (Saturday) in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 154,233 cases, including 54,086 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 1,955 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. Also, 3,153 cases have been recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 98,917 cases, all praise is due to Allah.

“The new reported cases include 60% Saudi citizens and 40% non-Saudi residents. About 34% of the cases are females, and 66% are males. Only 5% of the reported cases are older persons, 10% are children, and 85% are adults,” MOH stated.

MOH added that these new cases were distributed as follows: 740 in Riyadh, 421 in Jeddah, 354 in Makkah, 285 in Hofuf, 221 in Taif, 178 in Dammam, 173 in Madinah, 148 in Qatif, 143 in Al-Khobar, 127 in Al-Mubarraz, 125 in Khamis Mushayt, 110 in Abha, 67 in Hafr Al-Batin, 58 in Najran, 47 in Al-Rass, 47 in Hail, 47 in Wadi Al-Dawasir, 42 in Yanbu, 38 in Jubail, 34 in Al-Oyoun, 28 in Safwa, 27 in Majma’ah, 25 in Tabuk, 25 in Unaizah, 24 in Ahad Rufaida, 21 in Al-Kharj, 19 in Al-Jafr, 19 in Tabuk, 17 in Hotat Sudair, 15 in Al-Khafji, 14 in Jazan, 14 in Huraymala, 13 in Abqaiq, 12 in Dhahran, 11 in Ras Tanura, 10 in Khulis, 10 in Sharurah, 9 in Al-Makhwah, 9 in Al-Mandaq, 9 in Baljurashi, 9 in Bisha, 8 Al-Olaya, 7 in Rania, 7 in Al-Bukayriyah, 6 in Muhayil Asir, 6 in Baish, 5 in Wadi Al-Fare, 5 in Dharyah, 5 in Riyadh Al-Khubara, 5 in Al-Namas, 5 in Wadi Bin Hashbal, 5 in Al-Nairiya, 5 in Samtah, 5 in Al-Layth, 5 in Tamir, 5 in Thadiq, 4 in Al-Baha, 4 in Sakaka, 4 in Al-Harajah, 4 in Al-Majardah, 4 in Dhahran Al-Janoub, 4 in Urayarah, 4 in Farasan, 4 in Hawtat Bani Tamim, 3 in Tabarjal, 3 in Sager, 3 in Al-Sahn, 3 in Al-Qahmah, 3 in Abu Arish, 3 in Rabigh, 3 in Arar, 2 in Dhuba, 2 in Al-Asyah, 2 in Al-Nabhaniyah, 2 in Oyoun Al-Jawa, 2 in Thurayban, 2 in Dhulam, 2 in Qeya, 2 in Umm Al-Dum 2 in Al-Madhah, 2 in Balsamer, 2 in Sarat Ubaida, 2 in Al-Reith, 2 in Adham, 2 in Wethylan, in addition to one case in each of Haql, Qalwa, Myqou, Al-Ola, Al-Qawara, Qusaybaa, Al-Qunfudhah, Al-Mahani, Turubah, Salwa, Ghazala, Al-Shannan, Mawqaq, Al-Darb, Eidabi, Al-Tuwal, Sabya, Badr Al-Janoub, Habouna, Yidma, Rafha, Al-Dalam, and Shaqra. Moreover, 46 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 1,230.

Regarding the lab tests in the Kingdom, 24,708 new lab tests have been performed; bringing the total tests to date to 1,248,997.

Furthermore, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has jumped to 8,681,357 cases, of which 4,261,263 cases have recovered to date. As for the COVID-19 death toll, it has jumped to 460,366.  

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 : 23 June 2020 02:59 AM
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