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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 2,593 cases; Kuwait announces 6 deaths

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 2,593 cases; Kuwait announces 6 deaths

Saudi Arabia has registered a total of 57,345 cases since the outbreak

Saudi Arabia
The Ministry of Health reported 2,593 new Covid-19 cases as well as eight deaths.

Riyadh registered 642 cases, followed by Makkah (510), Jeddah (305), and Madinah (245).

The Covid-19 death toll has now risen to 320 while the total number of infections stand at 57,345.

 

An additional 3,026 new recoveries were registered, spiking the total number of recovered cases to 28,748.

Oman
The Ministry of Health reported 193 new Covid-19 cases, of whom 72 were Omanis, while 121 were expatriates, Oman News Agency reported.

The ministry also confirmed the death of two residents, raising the death toll to 25.

Kuwait
The Ministry of Health reported 841 new Covid-19 infections, raising the total number of cases to 15,691, Kuwait News Agency reported.

The ministry has also confirmed six additional deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 118.

Bahrain
As of May 18, 2.30pm local time, Bahrain reported a total of 4,215 cases, of whom eight are said to be in a critical condition.

Qatar
The Ministry of Public Health registered 1,365 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of current active cases to 29,055.

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