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A new MERS case recorded in Jordan.

Amman, August 26 (Petra) -- A new Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case has been recorded for a Jordanian male (38), who has recently entered the Kingdom from abroad, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.

The latest case is the second in less than 24 hours.

Since 2012, 14 MERS cases have been recorded in Jordan, according to official data.

Primary Health Care Department Director in the ministry, Dr. Bashir Qasir said the patient is receiving treatment in a private hospital and his condition is critical.

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced that a man in his 60s, who has recently come from Saudi Arabia, was diagnosed to have the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and he is now in critical condition //Petra// AF

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