According to the Ministry’s online update on Tuesday, 7 new cases of MERS were reported on Monday. No deaths were reported for the day. On a positive note, one person who was previously infected with MERS has tested negative for the virus.
The new cases were reported in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Madinah. Riyadh reported 4 people who are newly infected, three of whom are women aged 37, 43, and 52. In Jeddah, an elderly woman, aged 68, and a man, 54, were diagnosed with the disease, whereas a 26-year-old woman was diagnosed with MERS in Madinah.
One person who had been diagnosed with MERS has been cured. The 68-year-old man was discharged from the government hospital in Riyadh after testing negative for the Coronavirus.