March 24, 2020 / 12:50 PM / 8 days ago

Saudi Arabia reports first coronavirus death, an Afghani resident

RIYADH, March 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has recorded its first death from the coronavirus in a 51-year-old Afghani resident, Health Ministry spokesman Mohammed Abdelali told a televised news conference on Tuesday.

The man’s health deteriorated quickly after reporting to a hospital emergency room in the city of Medina and he died on Monday night, Abdelali said.

Reporting by Stephen Kalin; editing by Jason Neely

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