Saudi Confirms 31st Coronavirus Case

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health confirmed on Friday another case of the novel coronavirus in the Eastern Province. “One case of coronavirus has been reported in the Eastern region, and he is now under medical care and receiving proper treatment,” MOH said in a brief statement published on its website. The new discovery raises to 31 the total number of nCov infections in the country since the SARS-like virus first emerged in September 2012. Most cases have been recorded at the oasis of Al-Ahsa in the eastern part of Saudi Arabia.