SAUDI ANNOUNCES NEW MERS DEATH

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RIYADH: Saudi health authorities reported on Monday a new death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) coronavirus, taking to 169 the overall number of fatalities from the disease in the world’s worst-hit country. The health ministry said on its website that the latest person to fall victim to the MERS was a 59-year-old man who died on Sunday in the western city of Taif. It reported two new infections, one in Riyadh and the other in the commercial capital of Jeddah, raising the total number of MERS cases to 531. Other nations including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have also recorded cases, mostly in people who had been to the desert kingdom.

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