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17 deaths and 1,703 new infections with Covid-19

Jerusalem24 – Today, Tuesday, Palestinian Minister of Health Mai Al-Kaila announced that 17 deaths, 1,703 new infections with the Covid-19 Virus, and 2,112 cases of recovery were documented during the last 24 hours.

In the daily report on the epidemiological situation in Palestine, Al-Kaila confirmed that 7 deaths were recorded in the Gaza Strip, 4 in Nablus, 3 in Qalqilya, 1 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh, 1 in Jenin, and 1 in Hebron.

She said that the new injuries were recorded as follows: Qalqilya 27, Tulkarm 61, Jericho and the Jordan Valley 32, Nablus 88, Tubas 11, Jenin 48, Jerusalem suburbs 15, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 64, Salfit 10, Bethlehem 22, Hebron 30, Gaza Strip 1295 , pointing out that 9,181 examinations were conducted.

She added that the new recoveries were distributed as follows: Qalqilya 35, Tulkarm 88, Jericho and the Jordan Valley 4, Nablus 232, Tubas 18, Jenin 165, Jerusalem suburbs 24, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 100, Salfit 54, Bethlehem 4, Hebron 32, Gaza Strip 1356 .

She stated that the rate of recovery from the “Corona” virus in Palestine reached 92.4%, while the percentage of active infections was 6.6%.

The Minister of Health pointed out that there are 74 patients in intensive care rooms, while 197 patients are being treated in Corona centers and departments in West Bank hospitals, including 18 on artificial respirators.

With regard to the citizens who received vaccines, their total number in the West Bank and Gaza Strip reached 1,382,832, of whom 717,238 received both 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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