August 21, 2013
Within 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 in Riyadh. The first infected case is a 50-year- old female citizen with cancer and other chronic diseases. She is currently at the ICU receiving the proper treatment.
As for second case, he is a 70-year-old resident with several chronic diseases. He is currently at the ICU receiving the proper treatment.
Moreover, the Ministry of Health has announced the death of a 54 year-old citizen with chronic diseases; who had been previously announced to be infected with this virus- May Allah have mercy upon him.