Algeria reports its first case of a death due to MERS. A 66-year-old man dies at a hospital after being on treatment since his diagnosis a month ago. His diagnosis is confirmed after returning home from a pilgrimage trip to Saudi Arabia. Health officials state: He is one of two people identified as having MERS after returning from Saudi Arabia. A 59-year-old man, the second confirmed case, is still being treated in a hospital, and his health has improved.