Fact-checked by: Ellinika Hoaxes

2020/01/24 | Greece

False: A new case of novel coronavirus was registered in Saudi Arabia. A nurse from India was diagnosed with the specific strain of the virus.

Explanation: According to Dr. Tarik Al Azraqi, head of the committee for infectious diseases in Saudi Arabia, the nurse was diagnosed and received treatment for MERS not 2019-nCoV.

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