Dr. Carboni: 4 museums to be set up in two years    MHRSD resolves dispute between employer and Filipino housemaids    Will the world be shut down again?    On behalf of HRH Crown Prince, Chief of General Staff Attends Inauguration of EDEX 2021    Jeddah receiving world's greatest drivers in preparation for Formula1 Grand Prix    Coronavirus pandemic could cost global tourism $2 trillion this year    Aramco awards contracts worth $10bn for vast Jafurah field development    Trailblazer Juffali named ambassador for Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix    Crown Prince sends written message to Kuwait's Sheikh Mishal    Saudi national team golfers in action in both Thailand & Bahrain    Iraq Records 826 New COVID-19 Cases    GACA: Circular issued to airlines allowing direct entry from all countries for passengers who have received one dose of vaccine inside Saudi Arabia    Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Higher at 10,810 Points    OIC Condemns Israeli President's Storming of Al-Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron    Prophet's Holy Mosque Library Enriches Visitors' Knowledge with 180,000 Books    King Abdulaziz University, Polytechnic University of Milan Sign Agreement for Cooperation in Computer, Technological Fields    Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Hits Northern Peru, Twelve Injured    Suspicion and sacrifice as Ethiopia fighting spreads    UK, Israel join forces to stop Iran from getting nuclear weapons    South African president calls for lifting Omicron travel bans    Saudi Film Commission launches strategy to develop cinema sector    Saudi Film Commission launch its strategy to develop film and cinema sector    Dr. Al-Abdel Ali stresses failure to reach vaccination rates reason for global COVID surge    Saudi Arabia Dakar Rally route unveiled; 430 vehicles to take part    Launch of Fintech Tour Activities in Participation of SAMA, CMA and MCIT    Jeddah Corniche Circuit attracts world attention as first Saudi Arabian GP nears    Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Lower at 10,787 Points    Dar AL-Hekma University Celebrates General Education    Saudi Arabia Welcomes Australia's Intention to Designate Hezbollah, Its Political and Military Wings, as Terrorist Organization    Riyadh Season to host @Hack as biggest cybersecurity event in region    'Disability reminds us that there is no such thing as normal'    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to dazzle Riyadh Season on Dec. 10    Musical theater legend Sondheim dies aged 91    STC Group Wins 2021 Effie Middle East Gold Awards    President, CEO of Saudi Arabian Fencing Federation to Participate in International Fencing Federation Congress    Al-Hilal Wins AFC Champions League 2021    United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival Kicks off Tomorrow in Turaif District    SAFF Announces First Female Coach for KSA's First Women's Team    First Full International Marathon in Saudi Arabia to be Held in March 2022    Riyadh Art Launches Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium 2021    Winter Wonderland Circus Amazes Audience with Thrilling Acrobatic Shows    Bollywood star's 'India got freedom in 2014' remark stirs controversy    23 Saudi women obtain favorable verdicts in 'adhl' lawsuits    Bride's fingerprint not required in revised e-marriage contract    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers at Arafat Holy Site    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Reckless woman infects 21 kin as KSA reports 3,927 new infections
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 27 - 06 - 2020

RIYADH — The overall figure of COVID-19 infections in the Kingdom rose to 178,504 on Saturday as the Saudi health ministry reported 3,927 new cases over the past 24 hours.
The ministry has been sharing details on how some people became infected with the virus. On Saturday, the ministry said 21 members of a family, including elderly individuals, contracted the virus because one woman did not comply with preventative measures.
The previous day, the ministry said that 16 family members contracted the virus after one Saudi national returned from another city and proceeded to phsycially greet his family. The death of his father, who had preexisting heart disease, was announced on Friday after he died due to complications.
Despite the easing of restrictions, authorities have been continuosly urging people to comply with preventative measures including social distancing, wearing a face mask, avoiding physical greetings and avoiding crowds or gatherings.
Thirty-seven people who had previously tested positive for the virus have died, raising the death toll to 1,511.
Meanwhile, 1,657 patients recently recovered, taking the total number of recoveries to 122,128 — 68 percent of the total number of cases.
The majority of the new cases were detected in the city of Hufof where 535 infections were found. Makkah reported the second most with 408 new cases over the past 24 hours. There were 399 infections in Dammam, 234 in Abha, 209 in Khamis Mushayt, 203 in Taif, 181 in Riyadh, 171 in Jeddah, 160 in Qatif, 130 in Madinah, 108 in Al-Khobar, 80 in Mahayel Asir, 79 in Hail, 77 in Buraidah, 61 in Jubail, 46 in Najran, 42 in Tabuk, 35 in Sabya, 33 each in Mobarraz and Al-Nemas, 29 each in Dhahran and Safwa, 28 in Hafr Al Batin, 27 in Al-Jafr, 23 in Al-Harjah, 22 in Bqeeq, 21 each in Al-Oyoun and Ar Ras, and 20 each in Unaizah, Samtah and Sharorah.
The rest of the cases were scattered in other cities and governorates across the Kingdom, the ministry said.

Clic here to read the story from its source.