The novel coronavirus has killed 857 people in Saudi Arabia, with 116,021 cases registered so far. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency
A Palestinian man has succumbed to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Thursday.
The new Palestinian victim of the fatal virus is identified as Kamal Abdullah Badawi, aged 78, according to the Ministry’s database.
Ministry data indicates that 129 Palestinians in the diaspora have died of coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic earlier this year.
So far, 7,616,598 people have contracted the virus worldwide. The death toll stands at 424,227.