MERS-COV (33): SAUDI ARABIA (RIYADH), NOSOCOMIAL TRANSMISSION

Posted on 06TH JUN 2017
tagged MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia

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Date: Mon 5 Jun 2017
Source: Saudi MOH 5 Jun 2017 [edited]
http://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/PressReleases/Pages/statistics-2017-06-04-0...

As of 14:00 [2:00 PM] today [Mon 5 Jun 2017], there have been a total of:
1629 laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS-CoV infection, including
668 deaths [reported case fatality rate 41.1 per cent],
942 recoveries, and
19 currently active cases/infections.

[As previously mentioned, the numbers of deaths, recoveries and currently active cases come from my spreadsheet tallies and differ from those listed on the Saudi MOH website; my spreadsheet counts asymptomatic infections. - Mod.MPP]

Since the last ProMED-mail update yesterday [4 Jun 2017], there have been a total of:
4 newly confirmed cases/infections
1 newly reported fatalities, and
0 newly reported recoveries.

Information on newly confirmed cases (4 cases/infections)
1 - A 66 year old Saudi male, non-healthcare worker from Riyadh [Riyadh region] currently listed in stable condition, having been identified as an asymptomatic contact of a confirmed MERS-CoV infected individual. Classified as a secondary case in a household contact.

2 - A 29 year old expat male, non-healthcare worker from Riyadh [Riyadh region] currently listed in stable condition, having been identified as an asymptomatic contact of a confirmed MERS-CoV infected individual. Classified as a secondary healthcare acquired case in a patient.

3 - A 32 year old expat female, healthcare worker from Riyadh [Riyadh region] currently listed in stable condition. Classified as a secondary healthcare acquired case in a healthcare worker.

4- A 27 year old expat male, non-healthcare worker from Riyadh [Riyadh region] currently listed in stable condition. Dlassified as a secondary hospital acquired case in a patient.

Information on newly confirmed fatality (1 fatality)
- A 65 year old Saudi male, non-healthcare worker from Riyadh [Riyadh region] with a history of pre-existing co-morbidities. [reported as a newly confirmed case on 19 May 2017 when he was noted to be in stable condition. Classified as a primary case with high risk exposures - Mod.MPP]

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[Nosocomial transmission is continuing in Riyadh. Since the middle of May 2017, there have been a total of 14 cases of MERS-CoV infection associated with healthcare acquired transmission in Riyadh. In addition to these 14 cases/infections (9 of whom were asymptomatic contacts), there are an additional 3 cases during this period with high risk expsure histories still under investigation who may well be associated with this nosocomial transmission cycle.

The HealthMap/ProMED map of Saudi Arabia can be found at: http://healthmap.org/promed/p/131. - Mod.MPP]

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