Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced that 167,804 new tests had been conducted, in line with its plan to expand and increase the scope of examinations in the country, with the aim of early detection and inventory of cases infected with the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) and those in contact with them, and isolating them.
The intensification of investigation procedures and the expansion of examinations at the state level contributed to the detection of 1,508 new infections with the virus, bringing the total number of registered cases to 688,489 cases.
The ministry also announced the death of people infected with the emerging corona virus, bringing the number of deaths in the country to 1967 cases.
The Ministry expressed its regret and sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the deceased, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for all the injured, calling on members of society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to instructions, and adhere to social distancing, to ensure the health and safety of all.
The Ministry also announced the recovery of 1,463 new cases of people infected with the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19), and their full recovery from symptoms of the disease after receiving the necessary health care since entering the hospital, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 665,593 cases.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced the provision of 52,837 new doses of the “Covid-19” vaccine.
Thus, the total doses it provided until yesterday is 16 million and 988 thousand and 539 doses, and the rate of vaccine distribution is 171.77 doses per 100 people.
This comes in line with the Ministry’s plan to provide a “Covid-19” vaccine to citizens and residents in the country, and in an effort to reach the acquired immunity resulting from vaccination, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the virus.