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Two new coronavirus cases

KSA

Riyadh: Two men have been diagnosed as having the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia.

The two patients, who are aged 40 and 52, live in the cities of Jeddah and Riyadh respectively.

The Ministry of Health said they have been admitted to a hospital for treatment and quarantined to prevent them from infecting other people.

Infection Control Consultant urged people to be cautious when dealing with animal farms, particularly camels.