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#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: #Riyadh #cluster continues to grow with five new cases (@SaudiMOH, Jun 7 ‘17)


Title: MERS in Saudi Arabia: Riyadh cluster continues to grow with five new cases.

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

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

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MOH: '5 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded'

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New Cases Reported:

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

  1. Female, 35, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; *, #
  2. Female, 42, foreign, Riyadh, stable; **, §
  3. Female, 45, foreign, Riyadh, stable; **, #, §
  4. Female, 57, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; **, #
  5. Male, 39, foreign, Riyadh, stable; **, #, §

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{*} Secondary case (contact with an infected family member);

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

{#} Asymptomatic cases;

{§} Health care professional.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1627 
  • Total No. of Deaths: 671
  • Patients currently under treatment: 9
  • Case-Fatality Rate: 41.2%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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