Saudi Arabia’s coronavirus cases top 50,000: ministry

      Published on Monday, 18 May , 2020      1255 Views     
Saudi Arabia’s coronavirus cases top 50,000: ministry

  • Coronavirus

The number of coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia topped 50,000 on Saturday, the health ministry said.




A ministry official reported 2,840 new cases, taking the cumulative total to 51,980.

That was up from an average of around 1,500 new cases a day over the past week.

The death toll in the kingdom increased by 10 to 302, the official said on state TV.



Saudi Arabia recorded its first COVID-19 infection on March 2, several weeks after the initial outbreak in Asia.

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Category Coronavirus, Government, Saudi News | 2020/05/18 latest update at 9:38 AM
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