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Palestine records 173 COVID cases, one death

RAMALLAH, Sunday, June 6, 2021 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 173 new cases of COVID-19, one death and 211 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said one death from COVID-19 were reported in the Gaza Strip, while no cases were reported in the West Bank or in occupied Jerusalem.

In the Gaza Strip, 139 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the West Bank had 34 new cases. No updates were available from occupied Jerusalem.

The health minister said 18 patients of COVID-19 are under intensive care, of whom two are on ventilators. In addition, 41 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals and COVID-19 dispensaries.

Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 97.5 percent, while active stood at 1.4 percent. Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Concerning rollout of vaccines, the health minister said about 376,000 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of whom 234,420 received both doses.


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