Posted by : Aahil Shaik Thursday, August 20, 2020

Coronavirus cases in GCC Gulf states near to reach 700,000

Six states of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has nearly 700,000 Corona virus cases and 5,406 deaths, As per official figures released by the GCC countries Health Ministry.




The 6 GCC states are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, Several Gulf states seen steady in infections after eased some restrictions aimed for slowing the spread of Coronavirus.

However, The numbers are lower in comparison to European countries and the United States, which has become the new epicenter of the Covid-19 disease.

- Saudi Arabia has the highest number of cases in GCC states, As it has the largest population, Today the Kingdom announced 1287 new infections, 1280 recoveries and 42 new deaths making total to
Infections : 303,973
Recoveries : 275,476
Deaths : 3,548
Active cases : 24,949
Critical : 1,682

- Oman Health ministry announces 163 new infections,  9 deaths in which 36 are Omanis and 138 are expatriates.
Infections : 83,769
Recoveries : 78,386
Deaths : 609
Critical : 151
Active cases : 4,774




- Kuwait recorded 622 new Coronavirus cases after 4337 clinical tests, 871 new recoveries and 2 new deaths raising the total to
Infections : 78,767
Recoveries : 70,642
Deaths : 509
Critical : 94
Active cases : 7,616

- Qatar reported 268 new Coronaivurs infections and 0 deaths bringing the total cases in the region to
Infections : 116,031
Recoveries : 112,924
Deaths : 193
Active cases : 3,107
Critical : 425

- The Kingdom of Bahrain has registered 369 new cases, 357 recoveries and 3 new deaths
Infections : 47,950
Recovered : 44,278
Deaths : 178
Critical : 39
Active cases : 3,494

- United Arab Emirates has registered 461 new Corona virus cases, 131 recoveries and 2 deaths, UAE has conducted 72,283 tests in 24 hours, This Gulf state so far reported
Infections : 65,802
Recoveries : 58,153
Deaths : 369
Active cases : 7,280




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