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COVID-19 Recovery Rate Exceeds 80%, MOH Says
20 July 2020

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), 5,524 cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 203,259 cases (at a rate of 80% of the total reported cases in the Kingdom), all praise is due to Allah. “2,429 new COVID-19 cases have been reported today (Monday) in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 253,349 cases, including 47,567 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 2,196 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable”, stated MOH.

About 37% of the new reported cases are females, and 63% are males. Only 5% of the cases are older persons, 10% are children, and 85% are adults. Also, 37 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 2,523. Moreover, 57,498 new lab tests have been performed in the Kingdom.

It is worth mentioning that 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 : 21 July 2020 08:00 AM
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