Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Saudi MOH Announces 4th MERS Case for Epi Week 46


For the 4th time in 4 days, the Saudi MOH has announced a new MERS case - this time involving a 75 y.o. male from Jeddah City - listed as `primary' with unknown camel contact.

This is the 9th case reported in November, and the 197th case reported by KSA of 2019, already more than 50 more cases than were reported in all of 2018.

Editors Note:  On Sunday the Saudi MOH reported on a 33 y.o. MERS Case from Riyadh City (event #19-1971) but has now, without explanation, changed the location Bishsa City (see comparison below).