Khaja Sirajuddin (57), native of Misri Gunj in Hyderabad, another long-time resident of Saudi Arabia, succumbed to the Covid19 after weeks of undergoing Treatment in a hospital in Riyadh on Sunday. According to the family, when he was first admitted, he tested negative for Covid . Later he tested positive .
In another tragic case, Al Khobar-based Reowned social worker Mohammed Abdul Waheed (51), an engineer from Hyderabad, also died of Coronavirus in Dubai.
He travelled to Dubai along with his family to received his son, who was coming from India to Saudi Arabia. Upon arrival in Dubai, Waheed tested positive for Covid and his family returned to Saudi Arabia while Waheed Stayed in Dubai and was undergoing treatment in a hospital where he Succumbed to the Virus. He was buried in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia has been strictly enforcing Covid protocol and has lowest infection cases in the region.