August 1, 2013
Within the framework of the epidemiological surveillance of the novel Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that three confirmed cases have been recorded. The first case is for a67-year-old female citizen in Riyadh, who had been suffering from various chronic diseases, and she is now at the ICU, receiving the health care and proper treatment. The rest two cases are for 39-year-old female residents, who work at the health sector; one of them lives in Asir and the other in Riyadh. They have mild symptoms but their health status are stable.