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Palestine confirms 255 new coronavirus cases, 66 recoveries



RAMALLAH, Sunday, August 02, 2020 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Health confirmed today 255 new cases of COVID-19 and 66 recoveries and one fatality due to the virus in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

In its daily statement, the ministry said 103 of the new cases were registered in occupied Jerusalem, 28 in Hebron, 49 in Ramallah, two in Tulkarm, one in Jenin, 14 in Nablus, 20 in Jericho, five in Qalqilia, and three in Bethlehem.

The ministry added that a 58-year-old woman, from the refugee camp of Qalandiya, died of the virus.

Meanwhile, 33 recoveries were registered in Hebron governorate, 23 in Bethlehem, four in Jenin, and six in Tulkarm.

The ministry added that seven coronavirus patients are now placed under intensified care, of whom two are on respirators.

K.T./M.K.

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