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Palestine registers 2235 new COVID-19 infections, 22 deaths

140,932 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Jerusalem24 – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila announced today that 2235 new coronavirus infections, 22 deaths and 1672 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, she said 16 deaths were registered in the West Bank districts of Ramallah and Hebron, and six deaths in the Gaza Strip. She said no updates were available regarding the situation in Jerusalem.

Of the total infections registered, 756 were in the West Bank and 1479 others in the Gaza Strip.

No updates were available regarding new infections Jerusalem, which reports once every two or three days.

The health minister said 185 patients of coronavirus remain under intensive care, while 50 are on ventilators. In addition, 557 patients are receiving treatment for COVID-19 at hospitals and Covid clinics.

Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far stood at 88 percent, while active cases rose to 11 percent. Deaths stood at one percent of total infections.

In the meantime, the health minister said 140,932 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, of whom 13,167 received the two doses of the vaccine.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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