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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case count by country

Globally, from September 2012 to date, the WHO has been informed of a total of 177 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV, including 74 deaths.

The breakdown by country of cases/fatalities is listed below:

Saudi Arabia: 141 cases / 57 deaths
United Arab Emirates: 12 cases / 4 deaths
Qatar: 7 cases / 4 deaths
Oman: 1 case / 1 death
Kuwait: 2 cases/ 0 deaths
Jordan: 2 cases / 2 deaths
UK: 4 cases / 3 deaths
Germany: 2 cases / 1 death
France: 2 cases / 1 death
Italy: 1 case / 0 deaths
Tunisia: 3 cases / 1 death

This count does not include recent media reports of a case and fatality in Oman, which has not been confirmed by the WHO.

 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Image/CDC

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Image/CDC

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