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Title: Hospital Cluster of MERS Coronavirus Cases continues to grow in Saudi Arabia with four new infections.

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

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

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MOH: '7 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Recorded'
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8/8/2017
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New Cases:

[Sex, Age, Citizenship, Resident in, Health Status, Note]
  1. Male, 49, foreign, Domat Al Jandal, stable; *, **, §
  2. Female, 27, foreign, Domat Al Jandal, stable; *, **, §
  3. Female, 26, foreign, Domat Al Jandal, stable; *, **, §
  4. Male, 21, Saudi, Domat Al Jandal, critical; ***
  5. Male, 70, Saudi, Domat Al Jandal, critical; *
  6. Male, 58, foreign, Khamis Musheet, critical; #
  7. Male, 55, Saudi, Al Madina, stable; #
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{*} Secondary cases (hospital-acquired infections);
{**} Health-care professional;
{§} Asymptomatic cases;
{***} Secondary case (household contact of an infected individual);
{#} Primary cases (exposure history under investigation).
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Cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths since 2012:
  • Total No. of Cases: 1693
  • Total No. of Deaths: 686
  • Patients in treatment: 13
  • Case-Fatality Rate: 41%
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Keywords: MERS-CoV; Updates; Saudi Arabia; Nosocomial Outbreaks.
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