Saudi Arabia is witnessing a sharp increase in its daily figures of COVID-19 cases, according to the health ministry, which announced 3,921 new infections of the disease on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the Kingdom to 119,942, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.
This is the highest daily count since the start of the outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, according to a statement from the MOH.
36 more deaths from the novel coronavirus were also announced by the ministry of health, bringing the total number of fatalities in the Kingdom to 893.
Meanwhile, the ministry also announced the new recovery of 1,010 coronavirus patients, taking to 81,029 the total number of patients recovered in the Kingdom.
3,921 new coronavirus cases by location:
The recent rise in new infections is due to the easing of strict lock-down measures in the kingdom, which is why the number of daily cases has exceeded 3,000 for the 7th day in a row.
#الصحة تعلن عن تسجيل (3921) حالة إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (كوفيد19)، وتسجيل (36) حالات وفيات رحمهم الله، وتسجيل (1010) حالة تعافي ليصبح إجمالي عدد الحالات المتعافية (81,029) حالة ولله الحمد. pic.twitter.com/fBRm5jSi0S— و ز ا ر ة ا لـ صـ حـ ة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) June 12, 2020
Source: MOH Twitter