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Palestine registers 183 COVID cases, two deaths

Palestine registers 183 COVID cases, two deaths

RAMALLAH, Saturday, June 12, 2021 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 183 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths and 349 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said one deaths from COVID-19 was reported in the Gaza Strip, while another was reported in the West Bank.

In the Gaza Strip, 173 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the West Bank had ten new cases. No infections were registered in occupied Jerusalem.

The health minister said 14 patients of COVID-19 are under intensive care, of whom two are on ventilators. In addition, 24 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals and COVID-19 dispensaries.

Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 97.6 percent, while active cases declined to 1.3 percent. Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Concerning rollout of vaccines, the health minister said over 408,600 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of whom 249,090 received both doses.

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