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  • Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported nine new MERS-CoV cases (May 17 2014)

    [Source: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, full page: (LINK). Edited.]


    Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported nine new MERS-CoV cases

    5/17/2014

    Daily Report of (MERS-CoV) Cases

    As of Saturday, May 17th, 2014 corresponding to Rajab 18th, 1435H,
    12 pm Local Time in Makkah

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    • Total numbers of confirmed cases in last 24 hours : 9 cases
    • Earlier reported cases now Recovered and discharged: 1 case
    • Total number of deaths: 5 from previously confirmed cases
    Overview of the Health Status of the Cases:
    • 6 stable cases
    • 1 case without symptoms
    • 2 critical cases in the ICU
    Summary of the cases:
    • Cases in Riyadh:
      • 1) woman, 36-year-old, currently isolated in a government hospital. She has been in contact with a positive case and does not have any symptoms.
      • 2) woman, 27-year-old, developed respiratory symptoms on May 16th, 2014. She was admitted to a government hospital on the same day. Her condition is stable.
    • Cases in Jeddah:
      • 1) woman, 58-year-old, developed respiratory symptoms on May 11th, 2014. She was admitted to a government hospital on May 13th, 2014. Her condition is stable.
      • 2) woman, 33-year-old, developed respiratory symptoms on April 27th, 2014. She was admitted to a government hospital on May 2nd, 2014. The first two tests for MERS were negative. The third test came back positive on May 16th, 2014. Her condition is stable.
      • 3) man, 29-year-old, developed mild respiratory symptoms on May 13th, 2014. He is currently in home isolation.
    • Cases in Al-Madinah:
      • 1) man, 36-year-old, developed fever on May 11th, 2014. On May 13th, 2014 he was admitted to a government hospital. He was discharged against medical advice on May 15th, 2014. He was admitted to another government hospital on May 16th, 2014. His condition is stable.
      • 2) man, 37-year-old, developed respiratory symptoms on May 6th, 2014. On May 10th, 2014 he visited the ER in a government hospital, but he refused to get tested for MERS-CoV. On May 16th, 2014 he was admitted to another government hospital. He is currently in the ICU.
      • 3) woman, 28-year-old, developed respiratory symptoms on May 16th , 2014. She was admitted to a government hospital on the same day. Her condition is stable.
    • Cases in Makkah:
      • 1) man, 55-year-old, suffering from chronic renal failure, developed respiratory symptoms on May 15th, 2014. He was admitted to a government hospital on the same day. He is currently in the ICU.
    Deaths from Previously Reported Cases:
    • woman, 80-year-old, admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah. Her case was reported on May 11th, 2014. She passed away on May 11th, 2014.
    • man, 67-year-old, admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah. His case was reported on April 23th, 2014. He passed away on May 16th, 2014.
    • man, 55-year-old, admitted to a government hospital in Jeddah. His case was reported on May 1st, 2014. He passed away on May 16th, 2014.
    • man, 71-year-old, admitted to a government hospital in Riyadh. His case was reported on May 14th, 2014. He passed away on May 16th, 2014.
    • man, 77-year-old, admitted to a government hospital in Al-Madinah. His case was reported on May 7th, 2014. He passed away on May 16th, 2014.
    Recovered and Discharged Cases that Previously Tested Positive and are Now Negative:
    • woman, 26-year-old, discharged from a private hospital in Jeddah on May 16th, 2014.
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