Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Palestine records 452 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

26 Sep 2020, 03:59 GMT+10

RAMALLAH, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Palestinian health ministry on Friday reported 452 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths from the virus in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.

In a press statement sent to Xinhua, Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila said two death cases were in the Hebron district, two in the Nablus district, and one in East Jerusalem.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the Palestinian territories has increased to 48,282, including 327 deaths, since the outbreak of the disease in March, she added.

Meanwhile, 368 more patients have recovered from the coronavirus, raising the total number of recoveries to 35,709, the minister said, adding the recovery percentage has reached 74 percent in the Palestinian territories.

There are currently 12,246 active cases in Palestine, with 43 in critical condition and 12 on ventilators, according to al-Kaila.

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