American Palestinian pharmacist dies of coronavirus, says foreign ministry

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said today that an American Palestinian pharmacist who lives in New Jersey was the latest victim among the Palestinian community in the United States of the coronavirus outbreak.

It said that Saif Titi, a leading member of the Palestinian community in New Jersey, was declared dead after contracting coronavirus.

The ministry said earlier that Qassem Issa, a Spanish Palestinian physician, has died of coronavirus on Monday, the second Spanish Palestinian physician to die in Spain while trying to help corona victims in that country.

The Foreign Ministry later said an Italian Palestinian doctor has also died of coronavirus, the first among the Palestinian community in Italy. He was identified as Nabil Khair and deputy head of the Palestinian communities in Europe.

(Story updated on 12:15 pm local time with death of the Italian Palestinian doctor.)

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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