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Palestine records 520 coronavirus cases, one fatality


RAMALLAH, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (WAFA) – Palestine Wednesday afternoon recorded 520 new confirmed coronavirus cases and one fatality in the last 24 hours.

The Health Ministry announced that 520 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Among the 520 new cases, 211 were recorded in Jerusalem district, 250 others in Hebron district, 16 others in Ramallah and al-Bireh district, three others in Tulkarem district, 12 others in Bethlehem district, another in Salfit district, nine others in Jenin district, seven others in Nablus district, four others in Jericho district and seven others in Qalqiliya district.

The ministry added that 74 coronavirus patients recovered and another died in the last 24 hours, raising the total recovery cases and death toll in the occupied territories since the pandemic outbreak to 6,107 and 82.

Among the new 74 recovery cases, 13 recovery cases were recorded in Salfit district, 16 others in Ramallah and al-Bireh district, 30 others in Bethlehem district and 15 others in Jenin district.

According to the latest coronavirus data, the confirmed cases in the occupied territories (West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza) reached 14,458 since the pandemic outbreak.

Out of the 14,458 cases, 11,209 are in the West Bank, 75 in the Gaza Strip and 3,174 in East Jerusalem.

Recoveries have totaled 6,107, including 4,833 in the West Bank and Gaza and 1,274 in East Jerusalem, leaving a total of 8,269 active cases.


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