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Palestine confirms 86 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

566,749 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip

Jerusalem24 – According to the daily Corona virus report, Palestine confirmed 86 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths.

The report announced that 86 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus while two others died of it in the territories.

Among the new 86 cases, 15 cases were recorded in the West Bank and 71 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The report identified the death cases as residents of the besieged Gaza Strip. No death case was recorded in the West Bank.

The report added that 99 Covid-19 patients recovered; 14 recovery cases in the West Bank and 85 others in the Gaza Strip.

The report pointed that six Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, and 13 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals and Covid-19 dispensaries.

The report, said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.4 percent, while active cases declined to 0.5 percent. The death toll stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, the report stated that 566,749 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 396,652 people who received the second dose 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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