Riyadh: A 65-year-old Saudi national died after contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Al-Rass region.
The Ministry of Health also reported the death of a 78-year-old Saudi woman in the province of Buraidah.
Meanwhile, a 57-year-old Saudi man recovered from the disease and was discharged from hospital.
The ministry’s control and monitoring centre has so far reported a total of 578 MERS-related deaths since the disease first broke out in 2012.
Eight patients are still undergoing treatment while 775 have recovered from the disease, reported local Arabic daily Al-Riyadh.