MERS Coronavirus Claims Another Saudi Victim

The octogenarian woman in Al-Ahsa who had contracted the SARS-like coronavirus has died, raising the death toll in the Kingdom to 18 and the world total at 23, a Ministry of Health statement said on Sunday.

“An 81-year-old woman who was suffering from kidney failure as well as other chronic illnesses has died” in the eastern Al-Ahsa region after contracting the virus, the statement said.