SR500K for kin of health workers; died of coronavirus

Saudi Arabia announces SR500K for kin of health workers; died of coronavirus

 The families of health workers, who lost their lives while serving coronavirus patients; will get SR500,000 as financial assistance, Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet decided on Tuesday.

The beneficiaries of the financial assistance include kin of both the deceased Saudi and expatriate health workers.

The assistance will cover both civilian and military personnel working in the Saudi government and private health sectors.

The move will be applicable from March 31 when the first infection of a health worker reported in Saudi Arabia; following the outbreak of the pandemic.