RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 36 more deaths from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 3,921 new cases of the disease on Friday.
Riyadh recorded 40 percent of new cases with 1,584 people testing positive for the virus in the capital. Jeddah recorded 391 new cases, Makkah recorded 197, Hufof 192 and Khobar 176.
The health ministry added that 1,010 more people have recovered from the virus, taking the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 81,029.
A total of 893 people have died from the virus in the Kingdom so far.