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Palestine confirms 208 new coronavirus cases, one death


RAMALLAH, Sunday, July 5, 2020 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Health announced today that 208 people were tested positive for coronavirus in the West Bank, and that a woman died from the disease.

Minister of Health, Mai al-Kaileh, said an old woman in her seventies died from the virus in al-Fawwar refugee camp, near Hebron, which brings today‘s toll to three and the overall death toll to 19.

A statement by the Ministry of Health said 185 of the new cases were in Hebron governorate, 11 in Bethlehem, 10 in Nablus, and two in Tulkarm.

The ministry pointed out that the latest figures bring up the total cases confirmed since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in Palestine to 4458, including 3783 active cases.

A total of 19 recoveries were also registered today, including 18 in Nablus and one in Jenin.



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