Under the chairmanship of Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, the
COVID-19 Follow-up Committee held its 50th meeting today.
During the meeting, all relevant COVID-19 updates and reports were reviewed. The committee discussed the epidemiological situation globally, as well as the cases reported locally. All precautionary measures carried out at the points of entry into the Kingdom will continue in full and will be further enhanced, the committee stressed.
Following the meeting, a press conference was held where Health Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulaali reported that the total number of confirmed cases with the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world amounted to more than 1,500,000, adding that 322,486 cases recovered so far. He disclosed that the number of deaths from COVID-19 reached 88,982.
“As many as 355 new cases of COVID-19 are recorded in the Kingdom. The confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom are 3287, including 2577 diagnosed as active,” he said, adding that 34 cases have recovered today, bringing to 666 the total number of recoverees.
He stated that the total number of deaths from Coronavirus is 44 after reporting three deaths today.
He called on whoever has symptoms or would like to check-up, to use the self-assessment service in MAWID electronic application, and inquire or consult the Health Center (937) around the clock.
Source: Saudi Press Agency