Vastavam Web: A Karimnagar native working in Saudi Arabia succumbed to novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia after a twenty days long battle. Mohammed Rafi alias Rizwan (54), resident of Mukrampura in Karimnagar town but originally native of Korutla, was working in Saudi German Hospital here, one of the leading corporate health care providers in the oil-rich-Kingdom, for the last two decades.
Rafi had been diagnosed with Covid-19 and was battling for his life for the past three weeks. Gradually his condition was improving and was about to be taken off the ventilator, but he died of sudden complications in the brain on Friday, according to sources. Rafi was buried on Saturday in designated cemetery in Dhaban, located on the outskirts of Jeddah city for the burial of patients who die of the virus, in the presence of his brother Mohammed Ayyub Imran, friends and a large number of his colleagues from the hospital.