Several Arab countries reported a rise in coronavirus cases and deaths on Wednesday.

The highest jump was recorded in Saudi Arabia, where 493 new cases pushed the overall count to 5,862.

The country’s death toll reached 79 after six more fatalities over the past 24 hours, while recoveries stand at 931, the Health Ministry said.

Qatar’s tally rose to 3,711 as 283 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

The death toll stands at seven, while a total of 406 patients have recovered so far, the ministry said.

In Bahrain,

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