Palestine records 406 coronavirus cases, 11 deaths

RAMALLAH, Minister of Health Mai al-Kaileh announced today that 406 people tested positive for coronavirus across Palestine during the past 24 hours. In addition, she said 11 deaths and 563 recoveries were registered.

She said in the daily report on the COVID-19 pandemic that four deaths were reported in Nablus, three in occupied Jerusalem, two in Ramallah, one in Hebron, and one in the West Bank side of the Jerusalem Governorate.

On the new infections, al-Kaileh pointed out that 28 cases were registered in Hebron, 14 in Nablus, 40 in Bethlehem, 11 in Qalqilia, 18 in Ramallah, 40 in Jenin, 33 in Tulkarm, 94 in occupied Jerusalem, three in the West Bank side of the Jerusalem Governorate, seven in Jericho, and three in Salfit. Meanwhile, 114 cases were registered in the Gaza Strip.

Al-Kaileh added that the recovery rate nationwide has reached 82.9 percent, while active cases reached 16.4 percent. Deaths stood at 0.7 percent of the total cases.

The Minister of Health said 53 coronavirus patients are currently placed under intensified care, 12 of whom are on respirators.


Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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