Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced five new MERS-CoV cases, one of them fatal.
Over the past two days there have been five new reported cases of MERS infections. One of these people, an 88 year old Saudi woman from Buraydah, has subsequently died.
The other cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) included two males in their 50s in the capital city Riyadh and two elderly females from Buraydah in the north central part of the country.
The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia confirmed on 2 January that two more people have died in the country of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
There has also been one new case of infection.
The two deaths were of a 63 year old Saudi woman in Buraidah and a 50 year old Saudi man died Khamis Mushayt.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has reported that two people have died of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the south of the country.
Of the two victims one was a man in his 60s from Mahayil Asir while the other was a man in his 70s.
The World Health Organisation confirmed that Saudi Arabia reported 10 additional MERS cases in the period 6 – 13 December, including two deaths.