No Bird Flu H5N8 Case Reported, in Saudi Arabia -Environment Daily Briefing Announces

Riyadh, The daily briefing of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture on avian influenza H5NB, announced that there was no infection reported, throughout the Kingdom, during the past 24 hours.The ministry indicated that the number of samples...

Riyadh, The daily briefing of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture on avian influenza H5NB, announced that there was no infection reported, throughout the Kingdom, during the past 24 hours.

The ministry indicated that the number of samples collected since the beginning of the spread stood at 14090, from all regions of the Kingdom.

The results are 182 positive cases with elimination of 2680 birds, during the past 24 hours.

The Ministry also pointed out that the number of reports during the past 24 hours reached 1, while the number of inquiries reached 3. On the other hand, awareness and survey campaigns will continue in all regions of the Kingdom, in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, the briefing concluded.

Source: Saudi Press Agency