In Saudi Arabia, within one day there were recorded six cases of fatal infection of coronavirus MERS. It is the biggest leap of so-called "camel flu" infection in recent times.
Poor standards of hygiene in hospitals are considered the cause of the outbreak.
According to the representative of the Ministry of Health, people could be infected in one of the hospitals in the city of Taif, where previously infected patients are being treated.
Since early October, the number of infected people has reached 32, two of them are medical workers.
As reported podrobnosti.ua, deadly coronavirus was first discovered in Saudi Arabia in September 2012. Camels are considered the carriers of the virus.
According to the latest data of the Saudi Ministry of Health, the number of victims of coronavirus in the country has reached 107 people, the total number of confirmed infection cases has risen to 361.