Saudi Arabia has 113 more MERS case than previously thought

June 3, 2014 4:58 PM

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Saudi Arabia has 113 more MERS case than previously thought

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that a review of health data had identified an additional 113 confirmed cases of the sometimes deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that had not been previously recorded, bringing the total to 688.

The death toll from the virus has been raised to 282 from 190, the statement, distributed by the Health Ministry via email, said.

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