RAMALLAH, Thursday, July 16, 2020 (WAFA) – Two new corona-related deaths and 463 new cases were recorded in the West Bank in the last 24 hours, raising the overall total in Palestine to 8616, today said the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
It said an 83-year-old woman and a 76-year-old man from the city of Hebron in the south of the West Bank have died of the coronavirus disease raising the total number of fatalities in Palestine since March to 49, including 45 from the West Bank, three from East Jerusalem and one from the Gaza Strip.
The Ministry said 17 patients remain hospitalized in serious condition and six of them are on respirators.
It said active cases in Palestine stood at 7080, as 1487 have recovered and 49 have died.
East Jerusalem had 115 new cases in the last 24 hours, out of 147 for the whole district, Ramallah city had 15 cases out of 44 for the whole governorate, Hebron city had 40 cases out of 182 for the whole governorate, the current epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, and Bethlehem district 51 cases. The rest are divided among other West Bank districts.