Medical staff performing Islamic funeral prayers prior to the burial of COVID-19 victims. Photo via social media
An elderly Palestinian man died in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday after contracting coronavirus, raising the number of victims among the Palestinian communities abroad to 378, reported the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.
The Ministry said in a statement that 88-year-old Musbah Mohammad Abu Hasanian has died of the disease in Saudi Arabia, bringing the total deaths there to 114.
The ministry said that no new cases of coronavirus or deaths were reported on Wednesday among Palestinians in the US, where the death toll has hit 121.