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#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: Two new cases in #Riyadh, one in Hufuf (@SaudiMOH, Jun 6 ‘17)


Title: MERS in Saudi Arabia: Two new cases in Riyadh, one in Hufuf.

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, 45, foreign, Hufuf, stable; *
  2. Male, 84, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; **, #
  3. Male, 48, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; **, #, §

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{*} Primary case (contact with camels);

{**} 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: 1626
  • Total No. of Deaths: 671
  • Patients currently on treatment: 8
  • Case Fatality Rate: 41.3%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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