Saudi prince dies of Coronavirus
Saudi Royal Court sources announced Prince Saud Bin Abdullah Bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died due to COVID-19 on Thursday.
A medical source revealed that some members of the royal family are undergoing treatment in hospitals and in their private villas after their health deteriorated as a result of the virus.
Saudi Leaks reported Dr. Nezar Bahabri confirming that more than 1,200 critical coronavirus infections cases are being treated in the kingdom with ventilators.
“The situation in Jeddah and Riyadh is very concerning. We did not expect the critical cases to reach this number,” said Bahabri in a video clip.
The New York Times has previously reported that about 150 princes have contracted the disease, including the governor of Riyadh, Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdulaziz.
However, former Saudi intelligence chief, Turki Al-Faisal, said the real number of less than 20.