Health Ministry: Adhering to Preventative Measures is Important

Thursday 1442/2/7 - 2020/09/24
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Riyadh, September 24, 2020, SPA -- The Ministry of Health has affirmed the importance of adhering to precautionary measures and the necessity to apply preventive measures to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to preserve the health and safety of all members of society.
The Ministry of Health announced in a statement today that 498 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 331,857 cases, including 12,465 active cases undergoing treatment.
Of these, there are 1,090 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.
It added that 30 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 4,599.
Meanwhile, as many as 1,007 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 314,793.
On the other hand, new 46,037 laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour.
--SPA
16:47 LOCAL TIME 13:47 GMT
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