The spokesperson for the media briefing, Dr. Omar Al Hammadi, announced that the health authorities conducted 50 thousand and 729 examinations, and revealed 239 new cases of «Covid-19», bringing the total cases recorded in the state 61 thousand and 845 cases.
He confirmed the registration of 354 new cases of cure of the disease, bringing the total number of cures in the country to 55,739 cases.
He also announced the death of a person from the consequences of contracting the disease, thus bringing the total number of deaths in the country due to the virus 354 people.
The Minister of Health and Community Protection, Abdul Rahman Al-Owais, affirmed that the incidence of new coronavirus (Covid-19) increased among citizens by 30% during the past days, due to social visits and family gatherings without following preventive and precautionary measures.
He said during the regular media briefing to introduce the latest developments and cases related to the virus in the country: “We must not let our social ties, which are the source of our strength and our cohesion, become a source of danger that threatens our lives and the lives of those we love, and we should take care to protect our families, and realize that these visits may constitute A great danger for them, especially the elderly and those with chronic diseases, ”adding that“ recent positive indications do not mean that the challenge is over, and by virtue of our experience with this disease and our perusal of the experiences of other countries, any negligence in the procedures, even if it is in a small percentage has significant consequences that are difficult to contain. ”