Ministry of Health Announces: 886 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Detected, Recommends to Continue Applying Precautionary Measures Following Inoculation

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Riyadh, May 17, 2021, SPA -- The Ministry of Health annonced here today new Coronavirus latest developments statistics in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the last 24-hour, including detecting 886 new confirmed Coronavirus cases, 1,127 recoveries against 7,892 active cases, with only 1,377 in critical conditions.
The ministry recommended to continue applying precautionary measures following the inoculation, such as putting on the mask and keeping the distancing, drawing attention that the vaccination greatly helps in decreasing the infection, however its does not prevent the infection, especially that the pandemic is still existing.
Infections' overall number in the Kingdom stood at 433,980 cases, while the recoveries rose to 418,914, however the death tally stood at 7,174 as 12 new deaths were reported.
On the other hand, the Kingdom conducted as many as 61,665 lab tests.
--SPA
18:34 LOCAL TIME 15:34 GMT
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