Saudi Arabia to grant $137,000 to families of health workers who died from COVID-19

This applies to those who recorded their first infection starting March 2, 2020

  
Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfect the floor as Muslim pilgrims pray inside Namira Mosque in Arafat to mark Haj's most important day, Day of Arafat, during their Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 30, 2020. Saudi Ministry of Media/Handout via REUTERS

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfect the floor as Muslim pilgrims pray inside Namira Mosque in Arafat to mark Haj's most important day, Day of Arafat, during their Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 30, 2020. Saudi Ministry of Media/Handout via REUTERS

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is to grant 500,000 riyals to families of health workers who died from COVID-19.

The grant will apply to those who worked in both public and private sectors, civilian or military and to all nationalities.

This applies to those who recorded their first infection starting March 2, 2020.

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