|Five more MERS cases in Saudi Arabia (hromedia.com)|
Health officials report an 83 year old man who suffers from chronic health problems is in intensive care with the virus.
As announced earlier today, a 19 year old man who also suffered from underlying health problems has passed away.
Two females ages 22 and 18, reportedly sisters of the man who died, are hospitalized with mild symptoms and are in stable condition.
The fifth case is a 53 year old and possible contact of a previously confirmed case. He is asymptomatic (without symptoms).
The Saudi Ministry of Health website reports 156 cases of MERS in the Kingdom and 63 deaths.