Riyadh: – 150 members of the Saudi royal family have been infected with Coronavirus. Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman seem to have taken precautions to keep themselves isolated. The US newspaper ‘The New York Times’ has reported this. Till date, Coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in Saudi, and there are more than 2,900 cases there.
After it was revealed that 150 members of the Saudi royal family, including Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, have contracted the infection, they were admitted to King Faisal hospital in Riyadh. Most of the members of the Saudi royal family keep visiting Europe. In all probability, the infection has reached the royal family from there. Meanwhile, the hospital doctors informed that a special ward with 500 beds has been prepared for the members of the royal family in the King Faisal hospital.
Forty-one patients have died in Saudi Arabia in the Coronavirus pandemic, and there are more than 2,900 confirmed cases. The spread of the virus has been noted in other countries in the Gulf too, and these countries are taking the necessary measures to contain the outbreak.