Assistant to the minister of health and the official spokesman of the ministry Dr. Mohammed Al-Abdulali said the latest deaths, in Makkah, Riyadh, Jeddah and Jubail were “not Saudi nationals” and ranged from ages 32 through to 66-years-old. There are a total of 239 Covid-19-related deaths in the kingdom.
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Al-Abdulali said the cases involved 417 in Makkah, 316 in Riyadh, Jeddah (265), Madinah (112), Dammam (111), Taif (107), Jubail (67), Khobar (54), with lesser numbers across the kingdom in other towns.
He revealed that, of the newly confirmed cases, 30 percent were Saudi nationals and 70 percent were expatriates; while 18 percent were females and the rest were male, pointing out that, according to age category, four percent were for the aged, six percent children and 90 percent adults.
There are currently 26,753 active cases undergoing medical treatment, with 140 described by Al-Abdulali as “critical”.
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