Saudi Arabia on Tuesday recorded 399 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 345,631, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.
According to the ministry’s statement, 16 more died over the past 24 hours from complications caused by COVID-19; taking the total number of virus-related fatalities to 5,329.
The ministry also reported 426 new recoveries over the past 24 hours; raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 332,117 with the recovery rate rising to 96.09 percent.
All cities in the Kingdom once again reported less than 50 new cases with Madinah recording 46 followed by Riyadh; with 44 Makkah with 30 and Jeddah with 12 infections.
The remaining cases were detected in different cities and governorates across the Kingdom.
With the drop in new COVID-19 infections, active cases have also been falling consistently with 8,185 reported on Tuesday; out of which 778 are critical.