Respiratory syndrome case monitored
July 30, 2013
The Department of Health is monitoring an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome reported to the World Health Organisation by Saudi Arabia.
The case involves an 83-year-old man who fell ill on July 17.
The country's health authority has also announced a death in a previously confirmed case.
This brings the latest global number of confirmed cases to 91, including 46 deaths.
No human infection with this virus has been identified in Hong Kong.