Saudi Arabia records 13 COVID-19 deaths, 1,020 new cases
The nation press services
2021-05-13 | Since 1 Month
Saudi Arabia recorded 13 new COVID-19 related deaths yesterday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,111. The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,020 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 429,389 people have now contracted the disease. Of the total number of cases, 9,268 remain active and 1,352 in critical condition. According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in the capital Riyadh with 342, followed by Makkah with 276, the Eastern Province with 133, Madinah recorded 56 and Asir confirmed 55 cases. The health ministry also announced that 908 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 413,010.
The ministry renewed its call on the public to register to receive the vaccine, and adhere to the measures and abide by instructions, especially during the Eid Al-FItr holiday, which starts on Thursday. The coronavirus pandemic has affected over 160 million people globally and the death toll has reached around 3.33 million.