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Palestine confirms 103 new coronavirus cases, one death

RAMALLAH, Monday, July 5, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today confirmed 103 new Covid-19 cases and one death, according to Health Minister Mai al-Kaileh.

She announced that 103 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and another died of it in the occupied territories.

Among the new 103 cases, eight cases were recorded in the West Bank and 95 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

She identified the death case as a resident of the besieged Gaza Strip.

She added that 171 Covid-19 patients recovered; 31 recovery cases in the West Bank and 140 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that six Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, and 12 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals and Covid-19 dispensaries.

She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.3 percent, while active cases declined to 0.6 percent. The death toll stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 523,223 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 375,933 people who received the second dose of the vaccine.



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