Saudi Arabia, Kuwait coordinate after Saudi citizen infected with coronavirus

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Saudi Arabia will coordinate with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health to treat the Saudi citizen infected with coronavirus in Kuwait , the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health said on Monday.

The ministry will be working with Kuwait in accordance to the medical recommendations made by the World Health Organization.

There have been no reported cases of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia.

Kuwait announced on Monday that three people, including a Saudi Arabian citizen, infected with the deadly virus after they arrived from the Iranian city of Mashhad.

All three patients will subject to medical observation until they fully recover, the Kuwaiti ministry added.

Iran announced on Sunday that eight people have died in the country from coronavirus. This also marks the first deaths from the outbreak in the region.

The Iranian Ministry of Health also said that there are 43 cases of the illness in Iran.