COVID in Saudi Arabia: 664 new cases and 2 deaths recorded by health ministry

The health ministry of Saudi Arabia, in its daily COVID-19 report, confirmed on Friday, February 25, 2022, that a total of 664 additional cases of the novel coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: The health ministry of Saudi Arabia, in its daily COVID-19 report, confirmed on Friday, February 25, 2022, that a total of 664 additional cases of the novel coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours. This hikes the total number of confirmed infections of the COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia to 743,205.

Among these new cases, the highest was recorded by the healthcare facilities of the capital city Riyadh (172), followed by Jeddah with 50, Dammam with 41, Madinah confirmed 25, and Makkah recorded 23.

Advertisement

According to the health ministry, there are a total of 637 COVID-19 patients who are at present in critical condition. Along with new cases, 2 COVID-19 related fatalities were also recorded in the Kingdom in 24 hrs, as of Friday.

The overall death rate amid pandemic in Saudi Arabia has increased to 8,993, the data further states. Meanwhile, 1,409 patients recovered from the contagious viral disease, taking the total recovery rate of Saudi Arabia to 720,388 so far.

In terms of the vaccination rate, to date, there are 25,792,668 individuals in the Kingdom who have taken their at least first dose of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines and are partially vaccinated against the deadliest illness, representing nearly 74.1% of the total population.

On the other hand, there are a total of 23,964,566 persons in the Middle East country who have taken their recommended number of the novel coronavirus vaccines and hence are in the category of the fully immunised population. This number counts for around 68.8% of the total population.

The booster shots are also being administered in the country. So far, 9 904,609 citizens of Saudi Arabia are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots, according to the data. This number computes and represents 28.5% of the total eligible population of Saudi Arabia.

Tariq Saeed

Read More

Abu Dhabi: No masks for students at outdoor places; school buses to operate at 100% capacity

As per the amended COVID-19 containment measures, students in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates can now take off their face masks, but only during the time of playing or doing any other outside activities.

Nick Jonas was hospitalized after suffering an injury!!

Nick Jonas witnessed a hospital fright! Over the weekend, the singer-actor was hurried to a hospital after he experienced an injury on set. According...

Dubai Launches State-of-the-Art Air Quality Monitoring Station on World Environment Day

Dubai's first fixed air quality monitoring station, built by the PCFC and aligned with the Dubai Quality of Life Strategy 2033, is part of initiatives led by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed to enhance the city's overall quality of life

Recent

Dubai Customs thwart attempt to smuggle 2968 coffee creams boxes containing amphetamine

Dubai Customs had managed to block any attempt to smuggle over 2900 boxes of coffee creamer, which had amphetamine at Jebel Ali port.

Kazakh Rinat tops Dubai Chess Open Championship

Dubai: Kazakh Rinat Jamabayev topped the Dubai Open Chess Championship by winning a meeting with India's Ramchabu Bragananda at the top of the fifth round of the Dubai Open Chess Championship, which will continue until the fourth of this month.

Crown Prince of Dubai approves venture capital fund of Dh370 million to support businesses

The Dubai government, on Wednesday, 27 April, launched a major initiative to strengthen the position of the emirate as a global hub for innovation, financial technology and venture capital. 
admin