The new Corona virus Press Releases Scientific Committee: for assignments Corona between pilgrims and add two laboratories Scientific Committee: for assignments Corona between pilgrims and add two laboratories 11/25/1434 Explained the Scientific Committee National infectious diseases during a press conference held Sunday morning debts of the Ministry of Health in the presence of members of the Scientific Committee of the National Infectious Diseases and the Scientific Committee for the infection of health facilities that the health status of the pilgrims comfortable and thankfully so far, indicating that the ministry has allocated medical teams specialized follow all the pilgrims coming through the various ports (land, air, sea) to examine and give pilgrims immunization vaccines and ensure the application of health requirements that were sent to all the countries concerned and that, God willing, working on dissemination of health and safety and non-proliferation of any epidemic disease among them.
The Commission added that during the epidemiological surveillance during the past 24 hours has been registered any case, between pilgrims and so far totaling 600 thousand pilgrims, indicating that there is a continuous cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to follow the developments of the disease globally.
It also confirmed the Scientific Committee on the tongue of its president, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Public Health, Dr. Ziad ميمش that has been added to the lab regional in Medina hospital laboratory Mina valley to work tests for HIV Corona new so as to ensure rapid access to results and work with both the regional laboratories in Riyadh, Jeddah and Eastern conduct laboratory tests on suspected cases infected with the virus, indicating that the test results will appear within 4 hours max.
The Commission added that the total number of cases infected with coronavirus that was recorded in the Kingdom amounted to 114 cases so far, including 49 deaths.This appears to be the basis of the Al-Hayat report I linked to earlier today. The press release is mostly good-news information about the work the Scientific Committee is doing, with the new case total thrown in with no details. We can only hope the MOH will get around to posting a formal statement about the new cases sometime in the next few hours.