Friday, April 18, 2014

Saudi MOH Announces 6 More MERS Cases In Jeddah (1 Fatal)


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This is the second update today from the Saudi MOH, which when added to the earlier one (see Saudi Arabia Announces 6 More MERS Cases – In Riyadh), makes an even dozen new coronavirus cases out of Saudi Arabia today.


Three are listed as asymptomatic, including 1 health care worker (age 26) and a 13 year-old.  A second health care worker (age 60) is listed in stable condition, while a 49 year-old is in intensive care.  The fatality is listed as as being 53 years of age.


Based on FluTracker’s MERS Case Line Listing, this brings to 51 the number of cases in this cluster, along with 8 deaths (or 52 and 9 if you count the religious pilgrim who died this week in Malaysia with recent travel history to Jeddah.)   Additionally, 22 (42%) are described as being Health Care Workers.



Health: Registration 6 cases of infection (Corona) new in Jeddah


In the context of the work of epidemiological investigation and ongoing follow-up carried out by the Ministry of Health for the virus, "Corona" that causes respiratory syndrome Middle East MERS-CoV, the ministry made ​​public for the registration of six new cases of the virus in Jeddah.

The first resident at the age of 53 years old has passed away, may he rest in peace.

The second citizen at the age of 49 years old and receiving treatment for intensive care, asking God his healing.

The third citizen working field of health at the age of 60 years, and his condition is stable.

The fourth resident operates the domain of health and at the age of 26 years, and has no symptoms.

The fifth resident to contact with a confirmed case at the age of 38 years, and has no symptoms.

The sixth resident Mkhalt of confirmed cases at the age of 13 years, and has no symptoms.

In this context, and in order from the Ministry of Health to provide all Avradalmojtma media and social networking guidelines of health and medical advice on HIV corona virus that causes AIDS Middle East, respiratory, and inform them of the developments around it, they invite everyone to access the link on the disease through the Ministry's website www / coronanew, or communicate via toll-free phone 8002494444 or 937 center or through the expense of the ministry in saudimoh @ Twitter

We wish for all health and safety.