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New Korea MERS case reported

June 27, 2015

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring an additional Middle East Respiratory Syndrome case reported in Korea.


Korean health authorities said the patient is a healthcare worker.


To date, Korea has confirmed 181 MERS cases, and another was exported from Korea to Mainland China.


The centre reminds people to avoid unnecessary visits to healthcare facilities when visiting Korea.


It will maintain close communication with the World Health Organisation and health authorities.