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Health Minister: Three corona-related deaths, 498 new cases and 112 recovered in Palestine in last 24 hours

Health Minister: Three corona-related deaths, 498 new cases and 112 recovered in Palestine in last 24 hours

RAMALLAH, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (WAFA) – Three people have died from coronavirus, 498 new cases were recorded and 112 people have recovered in Palestine in the last 24 hours, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

She said in the daily briefing on the corona pandemic in Palestine that two of the deaths were reported earlier in Hebron and Nablus and the third in East Jerusalem, which raises the total deaths in Palestine to 119.

Of the new cases, East Jerusalem remains the highest with 179 new cases, where 106 of the recoveries were recorded, followed by the Hebron district in the south of the West Bank with 104 new cases, then Nablus district with 91 cases, Tulkarm 36, Bethlehem 32, and Ramallah 28.

Alkaila said that 59.9 percent of the cases have recovered while active one stood at 39.5 percent, adding that 22 patients are currently in intensive care, among them five are on respirators.

T.R./M.K.

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