Jeddah: Two Telangana NRIs in Saudi Arabia died of Covid-19 after weeks of struggle. A 40-year-old accountant succumbed to the deadly novel coronavirus in a hospital in Dammam on Sunday evening. Mahbub Ali Siddiq, resident of Kashmirgadda in Karimnagar had been battling the infection for some time in a hospital after he tested positive two weeks ago. Mahbub Ali was working earlier in Riyadh and moved to Dammam to join a new job some six months ago, according to his friends. Noted Indian Community worker Nass Shoukat Ali is coordinating with local authorities to complete the burial procedure and is expected to be buried on Tuesday.
In another case, a long time NRI, Mohammed Waheed of Toli Chowki in Hyderabad died with the same deadly virus in Jeddah. Waheed (50) was working in a leading telecommunication company in Jeddah and was infected with the virus and was under treatment in a leading hospital in Jeddah over two weeks. He was living with his wife, who works as a teacher in Indian International School and two children. Waheed was buried in Covid-19 designated cemetery in Dhaban in Jeddah in presence of his relatives and friends.
In a separate case, a known Hyderabadi doctor has died with the virus in Taif, hill station in Saudi Arabia. K. Vijaya Rao Emamanuel (61) of Tarnaka who was working as a doctor in a hospital in Taif succumbed to the virus recently after a long battle in hospital. His colleague Dr. Qaiser Basheer Ahmad and noted Indian community worker in Taif Mohammed Salhi Sahib brought the dead body to Jeddah for burial in non-Muslim cemetery designated for Covid-19 on Jizan Road.
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