The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 493 new instances of coronavirus, bringing the overall quantity of infections within the nation to five,869, the Ministry of Well being introduced on Wednesday.
In keeping with the ministry of well being, the quantity of recoveries right this moment was 42, making a complete of recoveries within the kingdom to 931, with 71 crucial instances in intensive care.
The ministry moreover confirmed 6 deaths, bringing the overall quantity of deaths within the kingdom to 79.
The Kingdom imposed a 24-hour curfew and lockdown on the cities of Riyadh, Tabuk, Dammam, Dhahran and Hofuf and all through the governorates of Jeddah, Taif, Qatif and Khobar. This week the curfew was prolonged till additional discover.
Total, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reported one of the bottom charges of infections within the area, with round 5,000 instances in a inhabitants of over 30 million.
Mecca was one of the primary Saudi cities to be positioned beneath a full-day curfew, and the federal government took unprecedented precautions, suspending non secular tourism in February and shutting mosques all through the Nation in March.