Saudi Arabia reported 176 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 841,196.
The authorities also confirmed one new COVID
-19-related death, raising the total number of fatalities to 9,645.
Of the new infections, 51 were recorded in Riyadh, 25 in Jeddah and 10 in Dammam. Several other cities recorded fewer than 10 new cases each.
The ministry also announced that 200 patients had recovered from COVID
-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 827,475.
It said 4,076 COVID
-19 cases were still active, adding that 6,673 PCR tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.