Type to search

Up to 150 members of the Saudi Royal family infected with coronavirus: report

Up to 150 members of the Saudi Royal family infected with coronavirus: report

Saad Ali Rana

Dozens of members of the ruling Saudi royal family, as many as 150, have been infected with coronavirus in recent weeks, a news report said.

Saudi Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – the governor of the capital Riyadh who is in his 70s – is in intensive care after contracting the virus, according to The New York Times, which cited hospital communications, doctors in the country and sources familiar with the family. King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) have retreated into isolation to avoid the outbreak. Doctors at an elite hospital that treats royals are preparing 500 more beds for an expected influx of patients. “Directives are to be ready for VIPs from around the country,” the operators of the elite facility, the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, wrote in a “high alert” sent out electronically on Tuesday to senior doctors and later obtained by the Times.

It’s going to get worse

So far, mostly members of lower branches of the royal family have been infected, a source familiar with the situation told the Times. The vast majority of cases in the country have been in migrant labour camps and  slums around Mecca and Medina. But as the outbreak in the country spreads, Salman, the 84-year-old king, secluded himself on an island palace near Jeddah, while the crown prince has moved to a remote site on the Red Sea coast. A Saudi health minister on Tuesday warned the outbreak in the country may only be beginning.   

“Within the next few weeks, studies predict the number of infections will range from a minimum of 10,000 to a maximum of 200,000,” Tawfiq al-Rabiah said, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.

The Saudi royal family is estimated to have about 15,000 members.


You Might also Like


  1. Lxccru i May 11, 2020

    Yvcwyp caexsi viagra for women

  2. Buy viagra now May 12, 2020

    Pdiypu qftwdn genaric viagra Buy discount viagra

  3. Estherrix May 13, 2020

    Qcgbir mivqkr sildenafil online Viagra order

  4. Estherrix May 14, 2020

    Jofsvl scrhmz Real viagra Best price for viagra

  5. loppSoype May 19, 2020

    viagra [url=https://buyonlinewwwmen.com/]generic viagra[/url] viagra without doctor prescription viagra viagra

  6. grlsuteds May 19, 2020

    cheap viagra [url=https://medyvirgaraonline.com/]generic viagra[/url] viagra viagra viagra online

  7. bfbnSlomo May 20, 2020

    viagra without doctor prescription [url=https://sexviagen.com/]generic viagra[/url] viagra generic viagra viagra

  8. vsbhAtori May 23, 2020

    viagra online [url=https://genericjojos.com/]viagra[/url] online viagra viagra generic viagra online

  9. dbniInfam May 23, 2020

    cialis online [url=https://valcialisns.com/]п»їcialis[/url] cialis cheap cialis cialis online

  10. gwbqAtori May 24, 2020

    generic viagra [url=https://zvigariageneric.com/]viagra[/url] generic viagra generic viagra viagra

  11. bdghsponi May 24, 2020

    buy cialis [url=http://www.ciallisonline.com/]buy cialis[/url] generic cialis cialis generic cialis

  12. Ntkvbn jpexia online ed medications cheap ed pills

  13. lqbtbisolo May 25, 2020

    buy cialis [url=http://genericcialls.com/]cialis generic[/url] cialis generic cialis cialis online

  14. jrnfuteds May 26, 2020

    generic viagra [url=https://canadianpharmacyfda.com/]generic viagra[/url] viagra viagra online viagra

  15. mens ed pills May 26, 2020

    Qqdqxx lirklo mens ed pills cheap erectile dysfunction pill

  16. vszpSoype May 26, 2020

    cialis buy [url=https://cialishwzbm.com/]buy cialis[/url] buy cialis buy cialis cialis online

  17. lqnuSlomo May 26, 2020

    cialis [url=https://cialisovnnc.com/]generic cialis[/url] cialis online cialis online cialis

  18. mejzisolo May 27, 2020

    cialis daily [url=http://pharmcilisa.com/]cialis 20mg[/url] cialis online cialis online cheap cialis

  19. ed pills online May 28, 2020

    Yyeeec wvzwjk ed pills gnc cheap erectile dysfunction pills

  20. miqqAtori May 29, 2020

    cheap viagra [url=https://cheapnowaaaa.com/]cheap viagra[/url] viagra viagra cheap viagra

  21. online ed medications May 30, 2020

    Hwsfws bxnmvx generic cialis india pills for erection

  22. blbqAtori May 30, 2020

    buy viagra [url=https://emtpartsstore.com/]viagra online[/url] buy viagra generic viagra viagra online

  23. Estherrix June 1, 2020

    Mkzfrq fyhbcd generic viagra online Buy viagra in us

  24. ndghsponi June 2, 2020

    buy viagra [url=https://viagraveikd.com/]buy viagra[/url] п»їviagra buy viagra п»їviagra


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *