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Palestine records 394 coronavirus cases, one fatality

RAMALLAH, Palestine Friday afternoon recorded 394 new novel coronavirus cases and one fatality in the last 24 hours.

The Health Ministry announced in a press statement that 394 Palestinians tested positive for COVID-19 in the various Palestinian districts in the last 24 hours.

Among the 394 new cases, 161 cases were confirmed in Jerusalem district, 203 others in Hebron district, 15 others in Ramallah and al-Bireh district, two others in Qalqiliya district, five others in Bethlehem district, three others in Jenin district and five others in Nablus district.

Besides, one Palestinian died due to the highly contagious virus and 62 others recovered from it in the last 24 hours.

The latest fatality was identified as a 60-year-old woman from al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem city.

As for the latest recovery cases, 11 cases were recorded in Nablus district, 47 others in Hebron district, two others in Tulkarem district and two others in Salfit district.

The ministry pointed out that 14 patients infected with the virus were still receiving treatment in the intensive care units, including five connected to ventilators.

According to the latest coronavirus data, the confirmed cases in the occupied territories (West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza) reached 13,457.

Recoveries have totaled 6,351 and the death toll reached 85, leaving a total of 8,796 active cases.

 

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency