The Saudi MOH has updated their MERS surveillance page for the second day in a row, with updates for the 6th and 7th. While no cases are reported for the 6th, we have another hospital-acquired infection (the 5th in less than 2 weeks) reported from Riyadh.
On Feb. 26th, two patients (M 23 & M, 59) were listed as secondary hospital acquired cases, followed on March 1st by a 3rd patient (M, 65). On March 5th, a 28 y.o. Healthcare Worker was reported infected and in critical condition.Today's case involves a 60 y.o. male patient who was apparently infected while hospitalized in a Riyadh hospital. Today's report also announces the death of an 82 y.o. man who was reported infected on the 25th of February, and listed as a `primary' case with no known exposure.