Posted by : Aahil Shaik Wednesday, March 11, 2020
New case of Coronavirus reported in Saudi Arabia, Total reached to 21
The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia announced a new case of Coronavirus, Raising the positive cases in the Kingdom to 21 in total, The new case is of an Egyptian national who was passing through Jeddah International Airport to Cairo from NewYork.
The thermal imaging camera alerted the airport staff after his temperature was high, He was placed in Quarantine at the airport then transferred to a hospital in Jeddah. The passenger had been in Egypt before United States in the 14 days prior to his arrival in Jeddah.
- The total number of Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) cases in the world reached 115,000, Most of them from China, The rate of recoveries for the virus has reached more than 56% so far, praise be to all of the cases who had put efforts to fight against the virus.
- The Ministry asks everyone to take down the information from the official sources, In cases of any queries about novel coronavirus you can call toll free number 937 in Saudi Arabia.
- The Ministry assured all Citizens and expatriates in the Kingdom that all the patients who have tested positve for the novel coronvairus are under quarantine and in treatment as per the approved health procedures.
وتم عزله من المطار بشكل مباشر، ونقله إلى مستشفى بمحافظة جدة.— وزارة الصحة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) March 10, 2020
وكان الراكب موجودًا في مصر قبل توجهه إلى الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية خلال الـ ١٤ يومًا السابقة لقدومه إلى مطار جدة.
وبهذا يصبح مجموع الحالات المسجلة لفيروس كورونا الجديد داخل المملكة ٢١ حالة.