Two more MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia
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.
This brings the total number of deaths so far to 635 since the virus first emerged in the Saudi Arabia in June 2012.
- Satellite PR News – Two Saudis die from MERS, another infected [04 Jan 2017]