No confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Saudi Arabia

No confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Saudi Arabia
A passenger wears a mask as she waits at passport control in Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, following the outbreak of the coronavirus in China. (AFP)
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Updated 30 January 2020

No confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Saudi Arabia

No confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Ministry of Health: The highest precautionary and preventive measures are being implemented in the ports to prevent the virus from reaching the Kingdom
  • The ministry called on citizens and residents to check its website for information and educational tips about the virus

JEDDAH: The Saudi Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that it has not registered any confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Kingdom so far.

“The highest precautionary and preventive measures are being implemented in the ports to prevent the virus from reaching the Kingdom,” said ministry in a statement on its official Twitter account.

The ministry called on citizens and residents to check its website for information and educational tips about the virus: https://www.moh.gov.sa/Documents/2020-01-29-002.pdf

Meanwhile, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention confirmed Wednesday that four members of the same Chinese family in the Gulf state have been infected with coronavirus.