26 May 2013

Novel Coronavirus, Saudi Arabia: A previously confirmed case has died (Health Min., May 26 2013, edited)

[Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page in Arabic: (LINK). Automatic translation.]

Novel Coronavirus, Saudi Arabia: A previously confirmed case has died

May 26 2013

The Ministry of Health is continuing investigation on the epidemic of infections with Novel Coronavirus (MERS-CoV); today it announced the death of one of the cases infected previously in the province of Al-Ahsa, a woman aged 81 years, was suffering for chronic medical condition (…).

The ministry explained that positive cases were recorded in Al-Ahsa province since 18/05/2013, laboratory tests were also conducted for sample number 49 within twenty-four hours from different areas, and the results were negative thankfully.

The ministry has shown that - thankfully - have converged to heal 9 cases since the first case of the disease in the Kingdom, all of which came out of health facilities.

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