Saudi corona cases on the decline

Continuing a declining trend, the new coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia on Saturday stood at 1,184; making it the lowest number in four months, according to the latest health ministry update.

There were 1,213 new coronavirus cases on Friday.

The death toll increased to 3,619 after occurence of 39 fatalities since Friday; Saudi Press Agency (SPA) cited health ministry spokesman Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdel Ali.

The total number of recoveries has reached 278,441 after 1,374 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered.

Makkah topped the list of new corona infections with 91 cases. Then there were 73 cases in Samta, 53 in Riyadh, 50 in Hail, 49 in Jazan, 47 in Baish, 38 each in Madinah, Sabya and Jeddah, 29 in Dammam, 28 each in Abu Arish, Najran and Tabuk and 22 in Tathleeth.

The rest of the case took place in different cities and governorates across the Kingdom, the spokesman said.