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Pandemic claims 11 lives in Palestine, 533 new infections registered

RAMALLAH,  Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 11 deaths from COVID-19, 533 new infections and 740 recoveries were registered across Palestine during the last 24 hours.

In her daily report on the COVID-19 pandemic, she said seven people died in the West Bank, one in the Gaza Strip, and three in occupied East Jerusalem.

Alkaila said 219 new infections were registered in the West Bank, 125 in occupied Jerusalem, and 189 in the Gaza Strip.

On recoveries, 298 cases were registered in the West Bank, 127 in occupied Jerusalem, and 315 in the Gaza Strip.

Alkaila pointed out that 71 COVID-19 patients are currently receiving treatment in the intensive care units, of whom 18 are on ventilators.

The Health Minister noted that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 93.4 percent, while active cases declined to 5.5 percent. Deaths slightly rose to 1.1 percent of total infections.

 

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)