Saudi Arabia's COVID-19 cases surpass 60,000
People's Daily


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RIYADH, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia's COVID-19 cases on Wednesday exceeded 60,000 with nearly 2,700 new infections, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Saudi Health Ministry spokesperson Mohammed Al-Abdulaali told the daily press briefing that the kingdom reported 2,691 new cases, raising the overall infections to 62,545.

The death toll of the virus rose to 339, with 10 new fatalities while the tally of recoveries in the country rose by 1,844 to 33,478.

Saudi Arabia has conducted 636,178 coronavirus tests, including 18,094 in the last 24 hours, the spokesperson said.