Palestine logs 123 COVID-19 cases, one death

Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 123 new cases of COVID-19, one death and 86 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.


In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said one death from COVID-19 was reported in the Gaza Strip, while no deaths were reported in the West Bank.


A total of 2451 COVID-19 tests were conducted during the last 24 hours. In the Gaza Strip, 106 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the West Bank had only 17 new cases.


No update was available regarding the situation in occupied Jerusalem.


The health minister said nine patients of COVID-19 are under intensive care, but none of them is intubated. In addition, 14 patients are hospitalized for coronavirus.


Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.5 percent, while active cases declined to 0.4 percent.


Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.


Concerning rollout of vaccines, the health minister said over 591,500 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of whom 416,000 received both doses.


Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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