Saudi Arabia confirms 67 new cases of Corona virus, totaling 238

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 67 new cases of the Corona virus on Wednesday.

The Health Ministry said in a statement that 45 of these new patients had arrived in Saudi Arabia from Britain, Turkey, Spain, Switzerland, France, Indonesia and Iraq two days ago. They have been isolated after diagnosis.

The statement issued by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) further said that 11 of them were infected with the disease because of the association with the victims of the Corona virus.

Of the new cases, 19 belong to the capital, Uriyaz, 23 to the eastern province, 13 to the coastal city of Jeddah, 11 to Mecca and one to Asir.

The Ministry of Health has added that six people treated at a quarantine center in the state have recovered.

It may be noted that the Saudi government has suspended Friday and five daily prayers at mosques across the country to prevent the deadly Corona virus from spreading, but it was reported in the mosque al-Haram in Mecca and at the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina. The ban will not apply and the prayers will continue to be held there. However, as per the precautionary measures, some more have been earned.

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