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South Korea: Death Toll Rises to 10 From Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak

by Shirley Johanna on June 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM
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South Korea: Death Toll Rises to 10 From Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak

The death toll from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea increased to 10 on June 11.

The 83rd patient, 65, passed away on June 11 afternoon as he was already suffering from terminal lung cancer, according to the ministry of health and welfare.

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The 65-year-old man caught the virus from the 16th patient at the Konyang University Hospital in the central city of Daejeon, and was tested positive on June 7.

MERS infections in South Korea totaled 122 as of Thursday as 14 new cases were added. The first case was found on May 20.

Meanwhile, three confirmed patients were released from hospitals as they tested negative twice. The number of hospital discharges increased to seven with the three new discharges.

Source: IANS
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