The Ministry of Health announced the first case of coronavirus infection for a Saudi national coming from Iran via Bahrain, today, Monday.

The Saudi Ministry of Health announced on Monday the emergence of laboratory results confirming the registration of the first case of infection with the new Corona virus Covid-19 for a citizen coming from Iran through the Kingdom of Bahrain and did not disclose at the Saudi port about his presence.

The Ministry of Health said in a statement, according to the Saudi Press Agency, on Monday evening that, within the framework of the precautionary measures in place, the ministry sent an infection control team at once to check on the citizen and take a sample for the laboratory examination through which it was confirmed that he was infected with the virus.

The Ministry assures everyone that the case is currently isolated in the hospital and is being dealt with and provide health service in accordance with the approved health procedures. In addition, all those involved in the injury have been identified and samples taken from them for examination by the National Powered By Center for Disease Prevention and Control and all results will be announced once the examination is completed.

Health has called on everyone to communicate with the "Health Continuity 937" center in the event of any desire to inquire about the virus, stressing taking information from its official sources and not being drawn into the rumors.