• MERS DEATHS IN SAUDI REACH 107

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    RIYADH: Saudi health authorities announced on Wednesday two new deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in the kingdom, where 16 more infections were also detected. A 41-year-old man in the northwestern city of Tabuk and an 88-year-old in Riyadh died of MERS, bringing to 107 the total deaths since the disease appeared in the kingdom in September 2012, the health ministry said. At the same time, the ministry said 16 new infections nationwide have raised the total number of cases diagnosed to 361, representing the bulk of infections registered globally.

    AFP

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