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Saudis revise deaths up 48% to 282

3 Jun, 2014

After further review of medical records, Saudi Arabian health officials find 113 previously undiagnosed cases, raising the actual death toll to 282, a 48% increase over the former count of 190 deaths.  The Health Ministry’s chief scientific adviser says:

While the review has resulted in a higher total number of previously unreported cases, we still see a decline in the number of new cases reported over the past few weeks.