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#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: #Riyadh #hospital #cluster added four additional cases (@SaudiMOH, Jun 5 ‘17)


Title: MERS in Saudi Arabia: Riyadh hospital cluster added four additional 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: '4 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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New Cases Reported:

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

  1. Female, 66, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; *
  2. Male, 29, Foreign, Riyadh, stable; **, #
  3. Female, 32, Foreign, Riyadh, stable; **, #, §
  4. Male, 27, Foreign, Riyadh, critical; **

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

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

{§} Health care professional;

{#} Asymptomatic cases.

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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1625
  • Total No. of Deaths: 671
  • Patients currently under treatment: 7
  • Case Fatality Rate: 41.3%

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

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