Saudi health ministry reports 1,002 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Thu, 2022-06-23 23:45

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia reported 1,002 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 789,367.

The authorities also confirmed one new COVID-19-related death, raising the total number of fatalities to 9,195.

Of the new infections, 402 were recorded in Riyadh, 126 in Jeddah, 94 in Dammam, 48 in Hofuf, 28 in Makkah, 27 in Dhahran and 22 in Madinah. Several other cities recorded fewer than 20 new cases each.

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