Two Jordanians die of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait


Published: 2020-05-08 00:35

Last Updated: 2020-05-08 00:55


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Thursday, May 7, that two Jordanians, infected with COVID-19, died in Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

In a press statement, the Ministry’s spokesman, Dhaifallah al-Fayez, said a man in his seventies, who was working in Saudi Arabia as a doctor, was infected with the virus a few weeks ago, adding that the man was buried there after his relatives were informed.

With regard to the other Jordanian who died in Kuwait, al-Fayez indicated that he is a man in his forties and suffered from chronic diseases, noting that the citizen was hospitalized about three weeks ago. 

He affirmed that the citizen who died in Kuwait was also buried there at his family's request.

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