23 June 2013
the framework of the epidemiological surveillance of the novel
Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that
four cases of this virus have been recorded among people contacted the
confirmed infected patients in Riyadh and the Eastern Region, ranging in
age between 7 and 15. It is noteworthy that the disease symptoms were
not shown in their cases and their health conditions are good.
Furthermore, MOH has announced that two cases of this virus have
been recorded among female health workers in the Eastern Region and
Al-Ahsa. Also, the disease symptoms were not shown in their cases. That
is to be added to another 50-year- old female case has been recorded in
the Eastern Region. Currently, She is hospitalized due to pulmonary
disease but her health status is stable.
Thus, the total number of the confirmed cases, who didn’t show
disease symptoms or had been completely recovered, 20 cases, May Allah
Within the same vein, MOH has announced the death of one
case, aged 32, in the Eastern Region, who had been previously announced
to be infected with this virus and had been suffering from Cancer, May
Allah have mercy upon him.