No cases of H5N8 avian flu recorded, says Saudi Environment Ministry

No cases of H5N8 avian flu have been recorded in Saudi Arabia in the previous 24 hours, according to the Environment Ministry. (File photo: AP)

The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture said in its daily briefing that no cases of H5N8 avian flu have been recorded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the previous 24 hours.

The ministry affirmed that the number of samples collected since the beginning of the spread of the disease reached 8,370 in the Kingdom’s regions, reported SPA.

The results disclosed that 136 of these samples tested positive. As many as 11,230 birds were culled in the previous 24 hours.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51
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