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RIYADH: Saudi Ara­bia’s con­firmed coron­avirus cases climbed by 687 as re­lated deaths rose by 24 over the past day, the health min­istry said on Fri­day.

The death toll now stands at 4,213 as con­firmed cases hit 324,407, ac­cord­ing to min­istry data, which showed the num­ber of re­cov­er­ies hav­ing risen by 935 to 309,933. (KUNA)

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CAIRO: Egypt has re­ported 17 new coron­avirus fa­tal­i­ties, rais­ing the death toll up to 5,607, the Min­istry of Hea l th an­nounced Fri­day.

More­over, 151 peo­ple were di­ag­nosed with the deadly dis­ease in the past 24 hours, push­ing the toll up to 100,708, the min­istry’s spokesman Kha led Me­ga­hed said in his daily coron­avirus press up­date.

Me­ga­hed stated that 876 COVID19 patients recovered to­day, in­creas­ing the num­ber of re­cov­er­ies to 82,473. (KUNA)

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DUBAI: The United Arab Emi­rates said on Fri­day coron­avirus cases in­creased by 931 to 77,842.

No fa­tal­i­ties were reg­is­tered as the death toll re­mains un­changed at 398, state news agency, WAM, quoted health au­thor­i­ties as say­ing.

Mean­while, some 517 peo­ple were cured from the virus, rais­ing the to­tal re­cov­er­ies to 68,462. (KUNA)

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MANAMA: Two patients who suf­fered from the novel coron­avirus died and 210 peo­ple got in­fected with the germ, COVID-19, dur­ing the past hours, the lo­cal min­istry of health said in a state­ment on Satur­day.

The min­istry sa­tate­ment said whole num­ber of re­cov­er­ies stood at 52,776 af­ter record­ing 292 such cases, while the count of the ex­ist­ing cases stood at 5,853. (KUNA)

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DOHA: Qatar de­clared on Satur­day record­ing 236 new cases of the novel coron­avirus (COVID-19) dur­ing the past hours.

Qatari Min­istry of Health said in a state­ment that tally of con­tam­i­na­tions with the con­ta­gious germ amounted to 121,523, adding that all these patients had been se­questered.

It also re­ported 276 new re­cov­ery cases with the whole num­ber of the re­cu­per­ated patients stand­ing at 118,475. (KUNA)

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BAGH­DAD: Iraq’s coron­avirus deaths in­creased by 67 as the to­tal con­firmed cases rose by 4,254, the health min­istry said on Fri­day.

This brings the caseload across all prov­inces, in­clud­ing Kur­dis­tan, to 282,672 and the death toll to 7,881.

On the other hand, a to­tal 217,396 peo­ple have been cured of the virus based on of­fi­cial fig­ures. (KUNA)

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Pales­tinian health au­thor­i­ties said on Fri­day con­firmed daily coron­avirus cases in­creased by 652.

This brings the caseload across the Pales­tinian ter­ri­to­ries to 37,866 as the virus-in­duced death toll in­creased by eight to 232, the health min­istry said in a state­ment. (KUNA)

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BEIRUT: Le­banon con­firmed 560 new coron­avirus cases and seven more deaths through­out the last 24 hours, Min­istry of Pub­lic Health on Thurs­day.

In its daily re­port, the min­istry added to­tal in­fec­tions in the coun­try reached 22,437 cases, and the death toll from the virus reached 219, while the to­tal num­ber of re­cov­er­ies have reached 7,312. (KUNA)

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AL­GIERS: Al­ge­ria’s Min­istry of Health an­nounced on Fri­day that eight per­sons died of com­pli­ca­tions re­lated to the novel coron­avirus (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours while 264 oth­ers tested pos­i­tive for the ill­ness.

The fig­ures took the death toll to 1,599 and the caseload to 47,752, spokesman of the min­istry’s coron­avirus task­force Dr Djamel Fourar said in his daily presser. (KUNA)

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AMMAN: Jor­dan on Fri­day re­ported the high­est daily rate of coron­avirus in­fec­tions since the out­break of the pan­demic in the coun­try, reg­is­ter­ing 206, bring­ing the to­tal to 2,945.

Some 136 of to­day’s in­fec­tions were reg­is­tered in Amman, while the rest of the cases were recorded in five gov­er­norates, said a joint state­ment by the gov­ern­ment and the min­istry of health.

One per­son died of the virus in the last 24 hours, tak­ing the over­all to 21, it added.

It con­firmed 103 re­cov­er­ies, not­ing that health au­thor­i­ties con­ducted about 18,000 tests in 24 hours, tak­ing the over­all since the out­break of the pan­demic to 959,000. (KUNA)

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TUNIS: Tu­nisia, on Fri­day, re­ported 377 coron­avirus in­fec­tions dur­ing the last 24 hours.

In a state­ment, the health min­istry af­firmed that the to­tal num­ber of in­fec­tions in the coun­try climbed to 6,259, 1,956 of which recovered from the dis­ease.

The min­istry said that the virus death toll set­tled at 103. (KUNA) ❑ ❑ ❑ RA­BAT: The Moroc­can Min­istry of Health said on Fri­day that some 33 patients suc­cumbed to the novel coron­avirus (COVID-19) and 2,430 peo­ple tested pos­i­tive in the past 24 hours.

The num­bers pushed the over­all fa­tal­i­ties and in­fec­tions up to 1,524 and 82,197 re­spec­tively, the min­istry added in the daily press state­ment.

It noted that 2,344 peo­ple were cured in the last 24 hours, rais­ing the to­tal re­cov­er­ies to 64,194, with a per­cent of 78.1. (KUNA)

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ADEN: The Ye­meni health au­thor­i­ties, on Fri­day, an­nounced four coron­avirus in­fec­tions.

In a state­ment, the higher na­tional com­mit­tee to fight COVID-19 said that the virus death toll surged to at 582 af­ter re­port­ing two fa­tal­i­ties and the in­fec­tions climbed to 2,007.

Up to 1,211 peo­ple recovered from the virus in the coun­try since the out­break of the virus. (KUNA)

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IS­TAN­BUL: The governor of Is­tan­bul has banned boat­ing com­pa­nies from host­ing wed­dings and sim­i­lar gath­er­ings as part of new mea­sures to com­bat the spread of COVID-19 in Tur­key’s most pop­u­lous city.

The governor’s of­fice also rein­tro­duced a ban on con­certs and fes­ti­vals in open spa­ces. (AP)

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