Saudi Arabia confirms 14 COVID-19 deaths, 1,090 new cases

Saudi Arabia recorded 14 new COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,032.The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,090 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 423,406 people have now contracted the disease. Of the total n


Saudi Arabia confirms 12 COVID-19 deaths, 1,016 new cases

Saudi Arabia recorded 12 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,018.The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,016 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 422,316 people have now contracted the disease.Of the total number of


Saudi ministry rejects claims about 2nd vaccine dose

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has refuted claims on social media that people waiting for their second doses will not receive them due to concerns about side effects. On its Twitter account, the ministry published one of the most disputed claims circulating on various platforms on Sunday


Saudi Arabia to allow vaccinated citizens to travel from May 17

Vaccinated Saudis and those who have recovered from COVID-19 will be allowed to travel abroad as of 1 a.m. from May 17, the Saudi Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced in a statement.   The MoI said that citizens who are fully vaccinated or have received a first dose at least 14 days bef


Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 11 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,048 new infections on Saturday.Of the new cases, 379 were recorded in Riyadh, 277 in Makkah, 141 in the the Eastern Province, 46 in Asir, 41 in Madinah, 35 in Jazan, 33 in Tabuk, 21 in Hail, 15 in Najran, 14 in the Northern Borders regio


Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 11 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,026 new infections on Thursday.Of the new cases, 441 were recorded in Riyadh, 233 in Makkah, 133 in the the Eastern Province, 49 in Asir, 33 in Madinah, 33 in Jazan, 21 in Hail, 18 in Tabuk, 16 in the Northern Borders region, 10 in Najra


Volunteers distribute 10,000 Iftar meals a day in Makkah

In the first 15 days of Ramadan, the Ikram Food Preservation Association in Makkah distributed more than 115,000 iftar meals. The food has been distributed to expatriate students, workers in the health sectors, and those in need. Ahmed Al-Matrafi, the association's director, said local volunteer


Saudi Arabia confirms 13 COVID-19 deaths, 958 new cases

Saudi Arabia recorded 13 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,913.The Ministry of Health confirmed 958 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 413,174 people have now contracted the disease. Of the total numbe


1.5 million people visit Makkah’s Grand Mosque during first ten days of Ramadan

RIYADH: Approximately 1.5 million worshippers and pilgrims visited the Grand Mosque in Makkah during the first ten days of Ramadan.Strict measures including social distancing and the wearing of face masks are being observed to ensure that visitors to the Grand Mosque can worship in safety, Saudi P


Saudi Arabia destroys three explosive-laden drones

Saudi Arabia destroyed three explosives-laden drones fired towards civilian populations in the kingdom's southern cities of Jazan and Khamis Mushait, state media reported on Friday. The Saudi-led coalition fighting to restore the internationally recognised Yemeni government said they fo


Saudi Arabia announces 12 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia recorded 12 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,846.The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,028 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 408,038 people have now contracted the disease. Of the total num


Saudi king and crown prince offer condolences over Egypt train accident

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman sent a cable of condolences and sympathy to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, following a train accident in Qalyubia province, north of the capital.At least 11 people were killed and nearly 100 injured on Sunday when four train carriages derailed in the city


Saudi Arabia records 27,377 COVID-19 violations

Saudi authorities continued their monitoring campaigns to ensure compliance with the precautionary measures imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).They recorded 27,377 violations of the regulations within one week, according to recent statistics from the Ministry of Inter


Saudi Arabia: Houthi attack causes fire at Jizan University

Debris from missiles fired by Houthi rebels caused a fire on a university campus in southern Saudi Arabia, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Yemeni rebels said. Saudi air defences intercepted five missiles and four armed drones launched by the rebels towards the southern city of Jizan, coaliti


Saudi Arabia announces 10 more COVID-19 deaths

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 10 deaths from COVID-19 and 985 new infections on Thursday.Of the new cases, 463 were recorded in Riyadh, 164 in Makkah, 140 in the the Eastern Province, 34 in Asir, 33 in Hail, 30 in Madinah, 21 in Jazan, 20 in Tabuk, 16 in Najran, 11 in the Northern Borders region,


Saudi Arabia records 11 COVID-19 deaths, 842 new cases

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 11 new COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total number of fatalities to 6,765.The Ministry of Health confirmed 842 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 399,277 people have now contracted the disease. Of the tot


Saudi Arabia Confirms 799 New COVID-19 Cases

Saudi Arabia recorded 799 new confirmed coronavirus cases and seven deaths on Sunday. The new fatalities brought the death toll from complications caused by the COVID-19 disease to 6,754. With the new cases, 398,435 people have now contracted the disease in the Kingdom, the Health Ministry said.


Saudi Arabia announces ten more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announced ten deaths from COVID-19 and 878 new infections on Saturday.Of the new cases, 410 were recorded in Riyadh, 149 in Makkah, 141 in the the Eastern Province, 30 in Hail, 28 in Asir, 24 in Madinah, 23 in Jazan, 22 in Tabuk, nine in Al-Jouf, eight in Najran and eight in the North




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