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#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: #Riyadh #cluster of cases grows to five (@SaudiMOH, Jun 4 ‘17)


Title: #MERS in #Saudi Arabia: #Riyadh #cluster of cases grows to five.

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

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

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MOH: '3 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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New Cases Reported:

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

  1. Male, 46, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, **
  2. Male, 27, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; *, **, §
  3. Male, 73, Saudi, Medina, stable; ***

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

{**} Asymptomatic cases;

{§} Health care professional;

{***} Primary case (direct contact with camels).

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1624
  • Total No. of Deaths: 670
  • Patients currently on treatment: 7
  • Case Fatality Rate: 41.3%

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

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