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Saudi Arabia confirms first Wuhan coronavirus case

Christian Fernsby |
The first Wuhan coronavirus case has been recorded in Saudi Arabia, the country’s Ministry of Health reported today.

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Topics: SAUDI ARABIA    WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS   

"Laboratory tests have confirmed the first novel coronavirus infection case," the ministry said, explaining that a Saudi citizen who arrived from Iran via Bahrain had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The patient has been quarantined in a medical institution where he is under medical supervision.

All those the individual in question had been in contact with have been identified, the ministry said.


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