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Coronavirus spread to Jeddah officially a rumor

A girl wearing a mask looks out a car window as rain drops are seen in Taif, in this file photo. (REUTERS)
JEDDAH: The Directorate of Health Affairs in Jeddah declared, according to Al-Hayat, that the recent news circulating on social media about the spread of coronavirus to Jeddah and a number of victims in private hospitals are nothing but rumors.

The directorate rebuffed these allegations saying: “We would like to assure you, nobody is infected in Jeddah.”

The directorate added: “All information about the coronavirus infection will be announced on the official site of the Health Ministry, daily updated and providing the most recent statistics and information.”

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