Health ministry of Saudi Arabia on Sunday registered 1,024 new coronavirus infections and one death. Daily cases had fallen below 100 in September.
The death of Igor Bogdanoff, 72, was confirmed on Monday evening by his lawyer Edouard de Lamaze. He died just six days after his brother Grichka Bogdanoff passed away in a Parisian hospital, also of COVID-19, the lawyer confirmed.
The country, which has the fourth-highest tally of deaths globally, recorded 400,000 deaths by July 2021 after the devastating outbreak from the Delta variant of the coronavirus, according to official data. Some believe the figures were much higher.