21 June 2013
the framework of the epidemiological surveillance of the novel
Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that
two confirmed cases of this virus have been recorded. The first case is
for a 41-old-year Saudi female in Riyadh, from the contacted people to
one of the confirmed cases, but her conditions is stable. The second
case is for a 32-year-old Saudi citizen in the Eastern Region, who is
suffering from Cancer and now at the ICU receiving the proper treatment.
Within the same vein, MOH has announced the death of one case in the
Eastern Region, who had been previously announced to be infected with
this virus and admitted to hospital on 26th of April, 2013
(corresponding to 16th of Jumada Al-Akhera, 1434 H), May Allah have
mercy upon him.