The Saudi Ministry of Health announced the monitoring and registration of 15 new cases of the new “Corona” virus (Covid 19).
The ministry said that the recorded cases were of two residents of the Filipino and Indonesian nationalities who had been in contact with previous cases, and are currently isolated in a health facility in Riyadh.
The ministry pointed out that there are five cases of citizens who were in contact with previous cases, and are now isolated in a health facility in Qatif.
She stated that there is a case of a Spanish resident coming from Spain, who is currently isolated in a health facility in Al-Khobar Governorate. Two cases of two citizens, the first coming from Spain, and the second coming from Britain, and they are isolated in a health facility in Dhahran.
The ministry indicated that there are two cases of a male and female citizen, the first is from Iran, and the second is coming from Iraq, and they are isolated in a health facility in Qatif.
She added that there is one case for a citizen coming from the Arab Republic of Egypt, who is isolated in a health facility in Dammam, and two cases for citizens, the first is coming from Britain, and the second is coming from Switzerland, and they are isolated in a health facility in Jeddah.
The Ministry of Health stated that the total number of injuries reached 118 cases, three of which had recovered, and that the rest of the cases are now in health isolation.
She pointed out that among the cases was a situation that was in a critical situation, and improved today, and ventilators were removed from them, and health care is being provided to them according to the approved procedures.
The Ministry called on all those who had questions or inquiries regarding the virus, to communicate immediately with the “Health 937 Contact Center”, stressing the need to take the information from its official sources, and not to be drawn into the rumors.
It is noteworthy that the new Corona virus has reached 149 countries, amid extensive global and local efforts to besiege it and eliminate it.