Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020

Category: Medical

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 19.72 million, death toll at 726,249

Geneva, More than 19.72 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 726,249 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Britain’s COVID-19 daily infections rise to highest level since June

LONDON, Britain reported 1,062 new positive tests for coronavirus on Sunday, the highest daily rise in new COVID-19 infections since late June, at a time of new local lockdowns in some areas and worries over a second wave of infections. Official data showed 1,062 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, going over the 1,000 […]

US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe’s alarm

ROME, With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe, AP reported. Perhaps nowhere outside the U.S. is America’s bungled virus response viewed […]

Nigeria Reports 453 New COVID-19 Cases

Abuja, The Republic of Nigeria reported 453 new Coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours. A statement by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that the total confirmed cases reached 46.140 cases, and 930 death cases.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry: Total Number of COVID-19 Recoveries Exceeds 248,000 Cases in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh The Ministry of Health announced here today that 1,567 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 285,793 cases, including 33,752 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 1,892 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. […]

Health Ministry Explains Covid-19 Home Quarantine Procedures

Riyadh The Ministry of Health has explained the procedures that should be taken, in case of a family member being infected with the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), and the home quarantine mechanism. The Ministry explained in a video clip, through its Twitter account and its awareness platform “Live Well”, how to conduct these procedures. When the […]

High Relief Commission in Lebanon Thanks Saudi Arabia for Urgent Humanitarian Aid

Beirut The Secretary-General of the High Relief Commission in Lebanon, Major General Mohammad Khair, thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the urgent humanitarian aid provided, through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, in solidarity with the […]

India Exceeds 2 Million Coronavirus Cases

Tokyo India reported Friday that its coronavirus cases have doubled in three weeks to over 2 million, a sign the world’s second-most populous country is struggling to slow the spread of the virus, Kyodo reported. India reached the threshold after logging a record daily surge of 62,538. Its total is only surpassed by the United […]

Health Ministry: Coronavirus Critical Cases Decreased by 12%, in 2-Week, in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, The Ministry of Health announced in a statement here today that 1,402 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 284,226 cases, including 34,082 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, 1,992 critical cases were reported, a decrease of 12 per cent, […]

Health Ministry: 1,389 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,626 New Recoveries Reported, in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, The Ministry of Health announced in a statement here today that 1,389 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 282,824 cases, including 34,490 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 1,991 critical cases, while the health condition of the […]