Three more dead from SARS virus - Saudi Health Ministry
Three more people in Saudi Arabia have died from the SARS-like virus. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Three more people in Saudi Arabia have died from the SARS related nCoV virus, the Ministry of Health announced.
Late Thursday the Saudi Ministry issued a statement saying that the deceased, aged between 24 and 60, died from diseases related to the respiratory virus after being hospitalised a month ago.
These deaths bring the global death toll to 30.
The Ministry also issued details of a new case of the virus, called MERS.
The World Health Organization said the new germ, a respiratory infection, was first seen in the Middle East and has infected more than 49 people worldwide, according to AP.