Saudi Arabia reports 47 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 36 Recoveries

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Official Spokesman of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulaali said in a press conference held on Sunday that 47 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom.

The daily reported number of infected cases brings the total number of confirmed cases to 548,252, including 2,192 active cases receiving necessary medical care.

“There are 79 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable,” the official spokesman added.

Dr. Al-Abdulaali said that 36 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total recoveries to 537,282 cases. Also, two new deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 8,778, said the health ministry spokesman.

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that have been administered reached more than 45,500,000 doses, Dr. Al-Abdulaali said.