Wednesday , August 4 2021

The Arab world reports more cases of viruses, more deaths

Riyadh, Muscat

Cases and fatalities of coronaviruses across the Arab world have shown a steady rise, health officials said on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia has reported another 26 deaths from the virus along with 833 new infections in the last 24 hours.

The number of infections in the Kingdom is 318,319, with 3,982 deaths and 293,828 recovered.

In Oman, the Ministry of Health confirmed 16 deaths and 452 infections in the past 24 hours.

Oman’s total infections rose to 86,380, with 705 deaths and 81,828 recoveries.

In Palestine, five deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, along with 596 infections.

The statement added that the rally in Palestine, which covers the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, rose to 31,716 with 188 deaths.

Libya has reported four deaths and 617 infections in the past 24 hours.

Infections in the war-torn country rose to 15,773. The death toll is 254, while 1,856 people have recovered.

Qatar has confirmed two new deaths along with 214 new coronavirus infections.

The total number of infections in Qatar is 119,420. The fatalities reached 201, and the recoveries were 116,313.

Kuwait reported one death along with 900 infections in the past 24 hours.

The number of infections in Kuwait rose to 87,378, including 536 deaths and 78,791 recurrences.

In the United Arab Emirates, another 614 patients were infected with KOVID-19, bringing the total to 72,154.

The death toll reached 387 and the recovered were 62,668.

* Ahmed Asmar contributed to this report from Ankara

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