COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia
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|COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Index case||Qatif, Eastern Province|
|Arrival date||2 March 2020|
(5 months and 2 days)
As of May 12, the kingdom has 44,830 confirmed cases, the highest among the Arabian Gulf States with 17,622 recoveries and 273 deaths.
References[change | change source]
- "(Covid-19) Disease Interactive Dashboard". Archived from the original on 29 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
- "Saudi Arabia announces the first case of coronavirus". Arab News. Riyadh: Saudi Research and Marketing Group. 3 March 2020. ISSN 0254-833X. Archived from the original on 2 March 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
Saudi Arabia reported its first case of the new coronavirus on Monday amid growing fears that a surge in the number of those infected in Iran is threatening the whole region.
- "Live Updates: Elite Saudi Hospital Braces for a Wave of Royal Patients". The New York Times. 8 April 2020. Archived from the original on 22 April 2020. Retrieved 8 April 2020.