Palestine logs 264 COVID cases, nine deaths

RAMALLAH, Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 264 new cases of COVID-19, nine deaths and 201 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the last 24 hours.

In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said five deaths from COVID-19 were registered in the West Bank, while another four deaths were recorded in Gaza.

In the West Bank, 251 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the Gaza Strip had only 13 new cases. No updates were available regarding the situation in occupied East Jerusalem.

The Health Minister said that in the West Bank, 105 patients of COVID-19 are currently hospitalized, of whom 58 are in intensive care, including 22 on ventilators.

She pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.1 percent, while active cases reached 0.8 percent. Death rate declined to one percent of total infections.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency