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Qatar, Saudi Arabia report three MERS fatalities

Saudi and Qatari health authorities have reported three new deaths related to the MERS-coronavirus. Qatar's Supreme Council of Health (SCH) declared a 29-year-old Qatari under treatment at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) since August 17 as the country's latest victim of the virus, while the Saudi health ministry said two women have died as a result of the infection, bringing the total number of fatalities in the kingdom to 44.