Saudi Arabia MERS death toll reaches 94


Two more Saudi nationals have died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), bringing the death toll from the infection to 94, Saudi Health Ministry says.The ministry said on Sunday that a 63-year-old woman died on Saturday in the western city of Jeddah, while a 78-year-old man succumbed to the disease in the capital, Riyadh.The total number of cases diagnosed since the virus first appeared in September 2012 has reached 323, representing the bulk of infections registered globally, the ministry added.On April 21, Saudi Arabia dismissed Health Minister Abdullah al-Rabeeah from his post following a worrying surge of new MERS cases in the country.

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