As you may be aware, in December 2019, a new strain of coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China; novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To date there have been no cases reported in Saudi Arabia, however, there is a growing list of countries reporting cases of COVID-19.
"The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a new strain, identified in Wuhan,
China, from the family of viruses that includes the common cold and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). As confirmed by the Ministry of Health, no cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 have been reported in Saudi Arabia."
Dr. Jaffar Al-Tawfiq
JHAH Director of Infection Control Infectious Disease Specialist
COVID-19 educational material and news updates from the World Health Organization (WHO).
COVID-19 educational material and situation updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
COVID-19 tracking map with real-time updates on confirmed and recovered cases from Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The Public Health Emergency Operation Center of the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Saudi Arabia.