While addressing the KSA residents on 28-09-2021, the Ministry of Health announced that they had recorded a considerable decrement in the new cases of COVID-19 throughout the Kingdom during the last two weeks (15-09-2021 to 28-08-2021). Covid-19 new cases reduced 90%, and the recovery rate from COVID-19 increased with the decreased number of deaths during the previous month. Dr. Muhammad Al-Abd Al-Ali said that the number of critical and certified cases is decreasing speedily. The reduction of 90% of cases is a good sign. This decrement is observed when the Ministry of Health and Foreign Affairs adheres to a strict vaccination policy. Ministry asked all citizens to get the vaccination as soon as possible and take care of SOPS. It will prevent them from getting COVID-19, but it will also help the KSA government control COVID-19.
(1)- Total Cases
The country on TUESDAY (28-09-2021) recorded five new COVID-19-related passings. The loss of life has arrived at 8709 (%2). There were 50 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the last 24 hours, making almost 547,035 COVDI-19 total cases. According to the ministry, the highest number of cases were recorded in Riyadh and Jeddah with 10 cases each, followed by Hafar Al-Batin with four, and Madinah and Makkah confirmed three cases each.
The number of active cases dropped to 1,456, out of which only 244 of these are critical and are undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit. The government’s protective measures resulted in an increased recovery rate in Saudi Arabia, up to 98.5%. Still, in the recent week, the recovery rate increased from 98% to 98.5%. The Ministry of Health said they recorded a massive decrement in the COVID-19 cases in the previous month. Also, there have been a further 53 recoveries from the COVID-19 virus in the last 24 hours, carrying the absolute to 536,079. Primary cases are additionally keeping a decrease with almost an 89.64 percent drop.
(2)- Vaccine Rate In The Kingdom
So far, more than 41.7 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered through 587 centres in the country.
The ministry appealed to the public to register with the SEHATTY app to get the vaccine and follow the steps and instructions.
It urges citizens and residents to receive both doses of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine as soon as possible so that they can protect themselves from various conditions and complications.
Vaccination Rate Per Region In KSA
According to the statement, the highest number of coronavirus vaccine recipients in Saudi Arabia is in Baha’i, where 67.6% of both citizens and residents have received the dose, following Riyadh Region 66.9%, Eastern Region 66.0%, Makkah Mukarramah Region 59.0%, Asir Region 56.8%, Qasim Region 56.3%, Jazan 54.5%, Tabuk 54.5%, Hail 51.5%, Madinah 51.3%, Northern Boundaries 51.4% Najran is 49.6%, and Al-Jawf region is 49.8%.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Islamic Affairs temporarily emptied and disinfected a mosque and reopened it in Al-Jawf when a person tested positive for the coronavirus, shutting down the total number of mosques and Reopened within 230 days after disinfection.
NOTE: Coronavirus epidemics have affected more than 232 million people worldwide, and the death toll has risen to 4.76 million