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Palestine records three COVID-19 deaths, 123 infections

Palestine records three COVID-19 deaths, 123 infections
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RAMALLAH, Saturday, June 12, 2021 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 123 new cases of COVID-19, three deaths and 378 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

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

In the Gaza Strip, 102 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the West Bank had 21 new cases. No infections were registered in occupied Jerusalem.

The health minister said 13 patients of COVID-19 are under intensive care, of whom two are on ventilators. In addition, 23 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals and COVID-19 dispensaries.

Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 97.7 percent, while active cases declined to 1.2 percent.

Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Concerning rollout of vaccines, the health minister said over 408,800 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of whom 249,270 received both doses.

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