An American citizen in Saudi Arabia tested positive for coronavirus today, said the country’s Health Ministry in a statement.

The man was travelling from the Philippines and Italy before arriving to Saudi Arabia, the ministry added.

He is currently receiving treatment in a hospital in the capital Riyadh. The ministry did not provide the man’s name or information on his home state. 

Three others in Al Qateef province, including two Bahraini citizens, were also found to have been infected, according to the ministry.

All travel in and out of the province was suspended yesterday, affecting more than half a million residents, after most of the country’s cases were confirmed there.

Saudi Arabia now has a total of 15 positive coronavirus cases.

Source: CNN

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