Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced that 246,510 new tests had been conducted to discover and count cases of infection with the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) and those in contact with them, and to isolate them.
The intensification of investigation procedures and the expansion of the scope of examinations at the state level contributed to the detection of 2,188 new cases of the virus, bringing the total recorded cases to 581,197 cases.
The ministry also announced the death of five people from the repercussions of infection with the Corona virus, bringing the number of deaths in the country to 1696 cases.
The Ministry expressed its regret and sympathy to the families of the deceased, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for 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 2,150 new cases of people infected with the Corona virus and their full recovery from the symptoms of the disease, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 560,734 cases.
The Ministry announced the provision of 66,666 new doses of the “Covid-19” vaccine.
Thus, the total doses it provided until yesterday reached 13 million and 294 thousand and 10 doses, and the rate of vaccine distribution increased to 134.41 doses per 100 people.
This comes in line with the Ministry’s plan to provide the “Covid-19” vaccine to citizens and residents, and in an effort to reach the acquired immunity resulting from vaccination, which helps reduce the number of cases and control the virus.