Thanks to Muteb for retweeting Minister Faqih's tweet with a link to his Facebook page: text of the press release after the visit of King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah. The full post, in Google translation:
"On the first day after the assigned work and health minister, after his visit Tuesday morning to the King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah, and visit the sick and to meet with its officials, contract HE Eng Adel bin Mohammed Faqih, Minister of Labour and Minister of Health in charge of a meeting this afternoon with the leaders of the Ministry of Health Office of the Minister of Health in Jeddah , See Ma'aleh which the developments reached by the health committees of the ministry, and Mtabahntaúj laboratory tests for the disease Coruna.
heard Ma'aleh to a detailed explanation of the efforts made in the ministry, as well as to learn the latest findings of the committee in charge of conducting external communications with medical companies and international pharmaceutical and can be contracted for the production of vaccines for special disease.
The meeting was attended by both the Deputy Minister of Health Affairs, Dr. Mansour Hawasi HE Deputy Minister for Planning and Development, Dr. Mohammed Khchim addition to the Assistant Undersecretary for Preventive Medicine Dr. Ziad MEMC, and the Director General of Health Makkah Region Dr. / Abdul Salam Noor, Crown, and director of the health of Jeddah Dr / Sami Mohammed bin Badawoud and their assistants to public health and logistics, and managers Mschwiatalof Fahad and King Abdulaziz and King Saud University in Jeddah.
We have stressed the importance of Engineer Fakih continue to work with and to intensify efforts to provide all the medical equipment and pharmaceuticals to hospitals, thereby contributing to the reduction of the spread of disease and infection.
He called on everyone to work to deal with full transparency with the public and the media to ensure the delivery of the true picture about the Corona virus and the efforts involved.
He said the Minister of Health in charge of that ministry will coordinate with health care experts and specialists from inside and outside the ministry to gather information that will enable the ministry to stand on the status quo and re-evaluated, and Thdidhjm potential risks. HE added that the ministry will submit the media and society all the information first hand.
This has been the face of His Excellency the Minister to work to prepare the operating room, and the formation of an advisory council to benefit from the expertise and personnel available both internally and externally, as the Minister pointed out that the ministry is currently reviewing the Website informational hotline, in order to raise the effectiveness of the delivery of letters, and to respond to inquiries received from individuals the community."
Well, it's certainly a change of style if not of substance. Now may we have the MERS numbers for April 22?