Palestine records 18 COVID-19 deaths, 1091 new cases

RAMALLAH, COVID-19 claimed the life of 18 people in Palestine in the last 24 hours as 1091 new cases were recorded, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila in her daily report on the pandemic in Palestine.

She said that two of the deaths were recorded in Jerusalem suburbs, and six in the West Bank, where 221 new cases were confirmed and 518 patients have recovered.

The Gaza Strip recorded 10 deaths, 870 new cases, and 1200 recoveries.

Alkaila said 185 COVID-19 patients are currently getting treatment in hospitals and 80 are in intensive care, while 19 are on ventilators.

A total of 1,156,653 people have received two doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; 863,669 in the West Bank, and 292,984 in Gaza, and 2427 people have received a third-dose booster shot.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency