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Al-Abdulaali: Further Epidemic Waves Occur Due to Indolence, Situation in KSA Is Reassuring
09 September 2020

​​​The Assistant Minister of Health and MOH spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdulaali, stated that further waves of any epidemics may occur due to indolence; the matter which we hope it won’t happen, indicating that the situation in the Kingdom is moving in a positive direction, and COVID-19 infection rates in downward decline; all praise is due to Allah.

MOH spokesman made this statement in COVID-19 briefing held on Wednesday, highlighting that 775 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 323,012 confirmed cases, including 19,881 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 1,386 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. In addition, 720 cases have been recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 298,966, all praise is due to Allah. Also, 28 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 4,165, May Allah bestow His mercy upon them.

About 43% of the new reported cases are females, and 57% are males. Only 4% of the cases are older persons, 10% are children, and 86% are adults. Moreover, 49,205 new Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 have been conducted; bringing the total number to 5,548,202 PCR tests in the Kingdom’s laboratories.

Al-Abdulaali has called upon all citizens and residents to update their data in «Tawakkalna» App. to benefit from its many new services, most importantly is «Gathering Permit» service, which allows individuals, groups, establishments, and institutions to obtain a permit to gather in the place, where they want to invite allowed number of individuals through a code sent to them. This step will make it possible to check on the health conditions of individuals, as well as coming as part of preventive precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Last Update : 10 September 2020 10:10 AM
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