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#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: Four New Cases reported, a #cluster of cases in #Riyadh (@SaudiMOH, Jun 3 ‘17)


Title: MERS in Saudi Arabia: Four New Cases reported, a cluster of cases in Riyadh.

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Saudi Arabia, daily update.

Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page: (LINK).

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MOH: '4 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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New Cases Reported:

[Sex, Age, Citizenship, Resident in, Health Status, Note]

  1. Male, 51, Saudi, Jeddah, stable; *
  2. Female, 30, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #, §
  3. Female, 33, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #, ,§
  4. Female, 30, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #, §

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{*} Secondary case (infection acquired in a health care setting);

{#} Health care professionals;

{§} Asymptomatic cases.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1620
  • Total No. of Deaths:  668
  • Patients currently under treatment: 5
  • Case Fatality Rate: 41.2%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Nosocomial Outbreaks; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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