Saudi Arabia reports 1,372 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths

Riyadh, August 17, 2020 — The Saudi Ministry of Health today announced that 1,372 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have been reported in the kingdom, bringing the total to 299,914 cases, including 28,093 active cases under treatment. Of these, there are 1,758 critical cases, while the health of the rest is stable, the ministry said in a statement.

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According to saudi-atA, SPA, 28 new deaths have been reported; death toll to 3,436. Up to 1,432 cases had recovered, bringing the number of recoveries to 268,385, she added.