The number of people infected with the Corona virus in Saudi Arabia increases to 5 people – Saudi News


The Ministry of Health announced today (Thursday), the emergence of laboratory results confirming the infection of a couple with the new coronavirus COVID19 as the husband was coming from Iran through the State of Kuwait and did not disclose at the Saudi port about his presence in Iran, and transmit the infection to his wife.

The laboratory results also revealed the positive of another sample of a citizen coming from Iran through the Kingdom of Bahrain and facilities in the same vehicle for the first and second cases previously announced. For the total to date, there are five cases, all of which were from Iran.

The monitoring of these cases comes as a result of the effectiveness of the epidemiological investigation that is applied according to the highest scientific standards.

The Ministry assures everyone that the cases are currently isolated in the hospital, and is being dealt with and providing the health service in accordance with the approved health procedures.

In addition, all contacts of the injured people were counted, and samples were taken from them for examination by the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, and all results will be announced upon completion of the examination.

Health called on all those who were in areas affected by the virus to immediately communicate with the “Health Continuity 937” center in order to preserve their own and the safety of their families and those around them from transmission. The health also confirmed that early disclosure of contact with the contributors contributes to containing the spread of the virus.

Health said, “It provides all information and advice about dealing with the new Corona virus through social media and also by specialist doctors on the number 937.” Health stressed that taking the information from its official sources and not getting bogged down behind the rumors.


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