Thursday, March 7, 2013

#Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Health Minister Update


Riyadh, March 07 (QNA) – A Saudi citizen has died of the coronavirus in a hospital in Al Qassim Province, the Saudi Health Ministry has announced .

In a statement issued here last night, the ministry said the case is the 7th in Saudi Arabia and the 14th globally.The ministry is on constant contact with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in case of any new development according to the 2005 international health regulations which Saudi Arabia is strictly committed to.

It is worth to mention that global health officials are closely monitoring the new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least six persons in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.

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