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MOH Records 181 COVID-19 New Cases, 173 Recoveries on Thursday
17 December 2020

​The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced today (Thursday) that 181 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 360,516 confirmed cases, including 3,060 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 453 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. In addition, 173 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total recoveries to 351,365 cases, all praise is due to Allah. Also, 11 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 6,091, May Allah bestow His mercy upon them. Moreover, 39,441 new Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 have been conducted in the Kingdom's laboratories. ​

Hence, MOH has called on all people 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 has reiterated that anyone, who has symptoms or wants an assessment, can use the self-assessment service on «Mawid» app or visit «Tetamman» Clinics (237 clinics), which have been devoted by MOH to serving those who show COVID-19 symptoms. 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 : 19 December 2020 06:33 PM
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