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8 Jun 2017

#MERS in #Saudi Arabia: Five new cases in the #Riyadh #cluster (@SaudiMOH, Jun 8 ‘17)


Title: MERS in Saudi Arabia: Five new cases in the Riyadh cluster.

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 Coronavirus Cases Recorded'

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New Cases Reported:

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

  1. Female, 30, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #, §
  2. Female, 31, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #, §
  3. Male, 25, Saudi, Riyadh, stable; *, §
  4. Male, 58, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #
  5. Male, 48, foreign, Riyadh, stable; *, #

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{*} 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: 1628
  • Total No. of Deaths: 671
  • Patients currently under treatment: 10
  • Case-Fatality Rate: 41.2%

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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia.

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