MERS-COV (47): SAUDI ARABIA (RIYADH, AL QASIM) WHO

Posted on 26TH NOV 2018
tagged MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia

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In this update:
[1] Saudi Arabia, 4 new cases 9-25 Nov 2018
[2] WHO, 16-30 Oct 2018, 4 cases

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[1] Saudi Arabia, 4 new cases 9-25 Nov 2018
Date: 25 Nov 2018
Source: Saudi MOH 9-25 Nov 2018 [edited]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Pages/2018.aspx

During the period 9 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018, there have been a total of 4 newly confirmed cases of MERS-CoV infection reported by Saudi Arabia:

Newly confirmed cases (4):
[1]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk45.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 10 Nov 2018
Case no: 18-1768
MERS in Alasiah city: 39-year-old male in Alasiah city, Qaseem region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Secondary, Household contact
Status at time of confirmation report: Hospitalized
Current status: Recovered
Date recovery reported: 16 Nov 2018

[2]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk46.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 13 Nov 2018
Case no: 18-1769
MERS in Alasiah city: 67-year-old male in Alasiah city, Qaseem region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Primary, Community acquired
Status at time of confirmation report: Hospitalized
Current status: recovered
Date recovery reported: 19 Nov 2018

[3]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk47.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 18 Nov 2018
Case no: 18-1770
MERS in Riyadh city: 52-year-old male in Riyadh city, Riyadh region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Primary, Community acquired
Current status: Hospitalized

[4]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk47.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 21 Nov 2018
Case no: 18-1771
MERS in Riyadh city: 29-year-old female in Riyadh city, Riyadh region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Primary, Community acquired
Current status: Hospitalized

Other outcomes reported during this period (2 recoveries, 1 fatality):
[1]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk45.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 7 Nov 2018
Case No: 18-1765
54-year-old male in Riyadh city, Riyadh region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Primary, Community acquired
Current status: Recovered
Date recovery reported: 20 Nov 2018

[2]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk45.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 8 Nov 2018
Case no: 18-1766
35-year-old male in Riyadh city, Riyadh region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Secondary, Household contact
Current status: Recovered
Date recovery reported: 21 Nov 2018

[3]
https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/CCC/events/national/Documents/Epiwk45.pdf
Date of confirmation report: 8 Nov 2018
Case No: 18-1767
75-year-old male in Alasiah city, Qaseem region
Contact with camels: No
Case classification: Primary, Community acquired
Current status: Deceased
Date death reported: 16 Nov 2018

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Communicated by:
ProMED-mail

[With the addition of these 4 newly confirmed cases, it brings the total number of cases reported by Saudi Arabia during the month of November 2018 to 7, with 4 of the cases reported from Riyadh city and 3 from Alasiah, Al Qasim region. Of these 7 cases, 4 were reported to have recovered, one died, and the remaining 2 are still hospitalized pending final outcome information. Classifications of these cases included 5 as primary community acquired cases, all 5 with no history of contact with camels, and 2 household contacts (1 each from Riyadh and Al Qasim regions).

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

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[2] WHO, 16-30 Oct 2018, 4 cases
Date: 20 Nov 2018
Source: WHO, Emergencies preparedness, response, Disease Outbreak News [edited]
http://www.who.int/csr/don/20-november-2018-mers-saudi-arabia/en/

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi Arabia [20 Nov 2018]
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From [16 through 30 Oct 2018], the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) National Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 4 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death.

MERS-CoV cases reported between 15 and 30 Oct 2018:

Case no.: Date of notification to WHO / Region of residence / Age / Sex / Health care worker / Comorbidities / Exposure to camels / Camel milk consumption / Contact with a MERS-CoV cases / Date of symptoms onset / Date of 1st hospitalization / Date of laboratory confirmation / Status / Date of outcome
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1: 2018-10-16 / Riyadh / 64 / M / No / Yes / No / NR / NR / 2018-10-10 / 2018-10-14 / 2018-10-15 / Alive
2: 2018-10-20 / Riyadh / 53 / M / No / Yes / Yes / Yes / No / 2018-10-08 / 2018-10-18 / 2018-10-19 / Alive
3: 2018-10-29 / Riyadh / 74 / M / No / Yes / Yes / Yes / No / 2018-10-20 / 2018-10-26 / 2018-10-27 / Deceased / 2018-11-01
4: 2018-10-30 / Tabuk / 62 / M / No / Yes / No / NR / No / 2018-10-22 / 2018-10-28 / 2018-10-29 / Alive

*Data subject to change due to ongoing investigations. Fields related to the final status of the case are updated as information is available.
**Hospitalized for other unrelated condition prior to symptom onset.
NA = Not available
NR = Not reported

From 2012 through [30 Oct 2018], the total global number of laboratory-confirmed MERS-CoV cases reported to WHO under IHR (2005) is 2266 with 804 associated deaths. The total number of deaths includes the deaths that WHO is aware of to date through follow-up with affected member states.

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Communicated by:
ProMED-mail Rapporteur Marianne Hopp

[As of 30 Oct 2018, there has been a global total of 2266 cases of laboratory confirmed MERS-CoV infection reported to WHO, including 804 associated deaths (reported case fatality rate of 35.5 percent). During the month of October 2018, all of the reported cases were reported from Saudi Arabia, and 3 of the 4 cases reported in this current WHO update were reported as recoveries, with one case reported to have died. - Mod.MPP

HealthMap/ProMED map available at:
Saudi Arabia: http://healthmap.org/promed/p/131]

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