Article Number: DRJPHET18334211
Vol. 5 (4), pp. 72-76, June 2020
Copyright © 2020
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Original Research Article
Pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia
Most cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019 in the form of acute pneumonia. COVID-19 virus infects people of all ages. The most affected elderly people with underlying medical conditions. This may cause various symptoms such as fever, difficulty breathing, and lung infection, coughing, and sneezing. The aim of the present study is to highlight the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia. A search was conducted using the relevant keywords to retrieve the studies conducted in Saudi Arabia regarding COVID-19. The search was by Google Scholar, Pub MED, and Twitter. The COVID-19 pandemic carries multiple-risk, and public health groups, such as the United States’ Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), are monitoring the pandemic and posting updates on their website. These groups have also made recommendations on disease prevention and treatment, and according to the Saudi Centres for Disease Control, they have also included the necessary public health measures for mandatory reporting by calling a certain number and through the e-health monitoring network.
Keywords: Coronavirus: COVID-19; Saudi Arabia; pandemic