Saudi Arabia has recorded 3,927 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 178,504, the health ministry announced on Saturday.
The health ministry has been sharing details on how some people became infected with the virus. On Saturday, the ministry said that 21 family members, including elderly individuals, contracted the virus because one woman who was carrying the virus did not comply with preventative measures.
The previous day, the ministry said that 16 family members contracted the virus after one Saudi national returned from another city and proceeded to phsycialy greet his family. The death of his father, who had preexisting heart disease, was announced on Friday after battling the virus infection.