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SAUDI ARABIA REGISTERS THREE NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb 16 Saudi Arabia reported on Sunday, three new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases, Health Ministry reported.

On Saturday, a death case and six new ones were reported. Saudi Arabia has been witnessing an increase in cases, because of the changing weather.

Since the first reported one in 2012, the county has seen a total of 883 cases of the epidemics, while 372 died because of the disease.

There are now 27 cases under treatment.

Despite the high cost, Saudi Arabia is considering to give vaccination shots to camels, which are suspected to be the main source of the spreading of the virus.

The people, who are close to camels, are warned to wear masks and gloves for self-protection.

SOURCE: SPA