Saudi Arabia reports 796 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 557 Recoveries

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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced on Monday that 796 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 to 534,312, including 10,428 active cases, according the Health Ministry’s statement.

“There are 1,393 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable,” the statement said.

“11 new deaths have been reported, putting the tally of fatalities at 8,345,”

Meanwhile, as many as 557 cases have recovered, raising recoveries toll to 515,539.