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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 1,351 infections; UAE reports 552 cases

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 1,351 infections; UAE reports 552 cases

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 105 and 162 respectively

The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has reported a total of 1,351 new Covid-19 cases, spiking the total number of infections in the kingdom to 22,753.

Riyadh reported 440 cases, followed by Makkah (392), Jeddah (120) and Madinah (119).

The ministry also reported five additional deaths, raising the death toll to 162.

As many as 3,163 people have now recovered from the virus.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE confirmed the registration of 552 new Covid-19 cases, detected as a result of more than 27,000 screenings done across the country.

The total cases recorded in the UAE now tally 12,481.

Meanwhile, the ministry also confirmed the death of seven individuals of varied nationalities, spiking the death toll to 105.

With an additional 100 recoveries, a total of 2,429 patients have overcome the infection.

Oman has registered a total of 74 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, Times of Oman reported.

Among those, 35 new cases were of expats and 39 of Omanis.

The total cases in the country has now touched 2,348.

Meanwhile, a 33-year-old Omani succumbed to the virus, spiking the death toll to 11.


The Ministry of Health in Kuwait has confirmed 284 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as well as two deaths, Kuwait News Agency reported on April 30.

The Covid-19-related death toll has now risen to 26 while the total Covid-19 infections tally 4,024.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries has risen to 1,539.

As of April 30, Bahrain has a total of 1,534 active Covid-19 cases, of whom only one remains critical.


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