New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia dropped below the 3,000-mark on Friday with 2,523 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 4 persons have died due to complications caused by the virus over the past 24 hours.
This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 724,525 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,969.
According to the ministry, a total of 3,825 people recovered over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of people free from the deadly virus to 685,536.
According to the ministry, among the active cases 1,040 of them were in critical condition.