Saudi authorities reported 163 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 830,731.
Of the new infections, 52 were recorded in Riyadh and 28 in Jeddah. Several other cities recorded fewer than 10 new cases each.
The Ministry of Health also confirmed that the Kingdom’s death toll from COVID
-19 reached 9,622.
It said that 72 patients had recovered from COVID
-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic to 817,505.
The ministry said that 3,604 COVID
-19 cases are still active, adding that 5,229 PCR tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to more than 45 million.
The ministry said of the current cases, 47 patients were in critical condition.
More than 69.5 million COVID
doses have been administered since the Kingdom’s immunization campaign began, with more than 25.4 million people fully vaccinated.
Meanwhile, testing hubs and treatment centers set up throughout the Kingdom have helped millions of people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Taakad centers provide COVID
-19 testing for those who show no or mild symptoms, or who believe that they have come into contact with an infected individual.
Tetamman clinics offer treatment and advice to those with virus symptoms such as fever, loss of taste and smell, and breathing difficulties.