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#MERS #Epidemic in #Saudi Arabia: One New Case reported on April 6 2017 (@SaudiMOH, edited)


Title: MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia: One New Case reported on April 6 2017.

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Epidemic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, daily update.

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

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MOH: '1 New Confirmed Coronavirus Case Recorded'


New Case(s) reported:

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

  1. Male, 62, Saudi, Riyadh, critical; *


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


Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:

  • Total No. of Cases: 1585
  • Total No. of Deaths: 659
  • Patients currently under treatment: 7
  • Apparent Case-Fatality Rate: 41.5%



Keywords: Saudi Arabia; Updates; MERS-CoV.