Saudi Arabia records three new coronavirus cases: Health ministry

Passengers coming from China wearing masks to prevent a new coronavirus are checked by Saudi Health Ministry employees upon their arrival at King Khalid International Airport. (File photo: Reuters)

Saudi Arabia confirms three new cases of patients infected with the new novel coronavirus, according to the Kingdom’s health ministry.

Saudi Arabia’s health ministry said one of the patients carrying the coronavirus arrived to the Kingdom came from Iran via Kuwait. Authorities said the person also went on to infect his wife.

The third patient was traveling in the same car as the first two confirmed cases who entered Saudi Arabia through Bahrain several days ago.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05