Saudi Arabia reports 402 new cases.
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On Saturday, Saudi Arabia reported 402 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths. It is slightly higher than the previous day, when 398 cases were detected.
The Ministry of Health stressed the importance of hand-washing and face masks. So far, the Saudi Arabian government do not believe that there is a need for more measures, and will reinstate curfew. Back in March Saudi Arabia took drastic measures, which includes a curfew to curb the spread of the virus. The curfew was eventually lifted on June 21.
Recently, it announced that the Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca will be opened on November 1, for all Muslims. As of Saturday, Saudi Arabia reported 347,282 cases and 5,383 deaths since the pandemic began.