The Health Emergency Room in the municipality of Kufra has announced the registration of 6,870 patients, between the ages of one to 18 years, with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), in November.

The Emergency Room explained that it published the statistics after communicating with hospitals, centers and clinics within the municipality, as a result of the circulating news and inaccurate statistics in social media websites as well as the media in general.

The statistics published by the Room show the registration of 5,530 infected patients who attended hospitals from the age category of 1 to 12 years, while the admissions cases from the same category amounted to 190 patients, and the number of infected patients from the ages of 13 to 18 years reached 1150 patients.