DOHA: Coronavirus MERS claimed yet another victim here yesterday — a 29-year-old Qatari under treatment at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) since August 17.
Citing a statement from the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported that the deceased was in a critical condition and was admitted to the intensive care unit of HMC.
The deceased, according to the SCH, had another health complication.
Another patient infected with the virus, a 59-year-old man, had recovered, QNA said. He was infected when abroad and was admitted to HMC on August 15.
Saudi Arabia reported two deaths from MERS yesterday, with two women succumbing to the disease.