Covid-19 in GCC: Saudi registers 51 new cases, Bahrain reports 41

A total of 562 people are infected with the Covid-19 virus in Saudi Arabia



Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health reported a total 51 new coronavirus cases in the kingdom on March 23.

The newly diagnosed individuals increase the number of those infected in the country to 562.

Of the new cases, 12 were reported in Makkah while 18 were registered in Riyadh and 6 in Altaif.

A total of 19 people have successfully overcome the disease in the country, the ministry added.

Bahrain
A total of 41 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours in the country, Bahrain News Agency reported.

A total of 211 active coronavirus cases remain in the kingdom, its Ministry of Health confirmed.

Of the active cases, three remain in critical condition while the others are stable.

As many as 164 individuals have been discharged.

UAE
The UAE announced 45 new cases of the Covid-19 virus on Monday, bringing the total number of those infected in the country to 198.

So far, 41 individuals have recovered from the virus.

Oman 
A total of 18 new cases were reported in the sultanate, Oman News Agency tweeted on March 24.

Eleven cases are related to contact with infected patients, while five were related to travel from the UK and the UAE.

The total number of cases in the sultanate now reaches 84, of whom 17 are confirmed to have recovered.

Qatar
On March 23, the Ministry of Public Health announced seven new confirmed cases of the Covid-19 pandemic while four more people are said to have recovered.

The new cases of the infection are related to travellers who recently arrived into the country and to expatriate workers.