Palestine records 221 new Covid-19 cases, three deaths

RAMALLAH, Palestine today recorded 221 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths, according to Health Minister Mai Alkaila.

She announced that 221 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and three others died of it in the occupied territories.

As part of the 221 new cases, 103 cases were registered in the West Bank and 118 others in the Gaza Strip.

She said that two of the three death cases was recorded in the Gaza Strip and the other in the West Bank.

She added that 265 Covid-19 patients recovered; 85 recovery cases in the West Bank and 180 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that 48 Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units and 75 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals, including eight who are on ventilators.

She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.4 percent and the active cases account for 0.6 percent. The death toll stood at 1 percent of total infections.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency