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The number of coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia crossed 3,500 and Bahrain’s tally moved closer to 1,000 on Friday.

The COVID-19 death tolls in the neighboring countries also increased to 47 and six, respectively.

Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry confirmed 364 new cases, bringing the total to 3,651, including 685 recoveries.

Three COVID-19 patients died over the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 47, the ministry said.

Bahrain recorded its sixth fatality due to the coronavirus, while 26 new cases raised the total to 917.

The country’s Health Ministry said 11 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals

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