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MOH: 3,159 New COVID-19 Cases, 163,026 Total Recoveries
10 July 2020

​According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), 3,159 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported today (Friday) in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 226,486 cases, including 61,309 active cases, receiving the proper medical care. Of these, there are 2,220 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. Also, 1,930 cases have been recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 163,026 cases, all praise is due to Allah. 

About 38% of the new reported cases are females, and 62% are males. Only 5% of the reported cases are older persons, 11% are children, and 84% are adults. Also, 51 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 2,151. Regarding the lab tests in the Kingdom, 54,472 new lab tests have been performed; bringing the total tests to date to 2,179,808. This table​ shows the distribution of the new reported cases across the Kingdom, in addition to the new cases, recoveries, and deaths worldwide.

Besides, MOH has called all people to keen to frequently wash their hands with water and soap, as it is the major shield against COVID-19, 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 : 12 July 2020 12:14 PM
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