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RIYADH, April 24 (KUNA) — Saudi Arabia on Friday reported 1,172 new infections with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), raising the total count to 15,102.
The number of fatalities due to the highly contagious disease has risen to 127 since the outbreak of the virus in the kingdom, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Mohammad Al-Abdulaali said in a press statement.
In addition, the spokesman announced 127 additional recoveries, bringing the kingdom’s total cured patients up to 2,049, while 93 cases are receiving medication in intensive care units.
The UAE Ministry of Health on Friday announced eight more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-1), raising its death toll to 64 so far.
The ministry, in a press statement, also reported 525 new infections with the virus, bringing this Gulf country’s total number of cases up to 9,281.
Some 123 patients have been cured of the highly contagious virus, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,760, the ministry added.
The ministry noted that the figures came after over 32,000 citizens and residents had been tested for the Covid-19.
Qatar announced on Friday a staggering 761 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 8,525 cases.
According to the Health Ministry, recoveries from the virus were at 59, putting the grand total at 809.
The ministry indicated that the new infections were sent to quarantine to receive proper medical treatment
Bahrain on Friday confirmed 289 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 1,385.
In a statement, the Health Ministry affirmed that the total number of recoveries in the kingdom surged to 1,113 after recording 31 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Yesterday, the ministry announced yesterday the eighth death recorded by the virus, for a 36-year-old expatriate, who was suffering from diseases and health conditions.
Oman declared on Friday recording 74 new coronavirus infection cases bringing total casualty figure to 1,790.
Official Oman News Agency (OMNA) quoted a statement by the ministry of health as saying 35 of the contamination cases were of Omani citizens and 39 of non-Omanis.
Up to 325 cases of the total figure recovered but nine patients died.