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Corona cases keep rolling in West Bank with 10 new ones confirmed


RAMALLAH, Thursday, June 18, 2020 (WAFA) – Ten new cases of coronavirus were confirmed this afternoon in the West Bank, raising today’s total so far to 34 and overall total in the Palestinian territories to 779, according to Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

She said that a physician in the northern West Bank city of Nablus has tested positive with the disease, the third physician today who contracted coronavirus.

In addition, nine new cases were discovered in the new Palestinian coronavirus epicenter, Hebron district.

According to the latest coronavirus date, out of the 779 cases, 517 are in the West Bank, 72 in the Gaza Strip and 186 in East Jerusalem.

Recoveries has reached 570 total, including 370 in the West Bank, 42 in the Gaza Strip and 155 in East Jerusalem, leaving a total of 204 active cases.

Five patients have died - two in the West Bank, two in Jerusalem and one in the Gaza Strip.


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