RAMALLAH, Sunday, July 12, 2020 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Health confirmed today 349 new coronavirus cases and one death, raising the total number of confirmed cases and the death toll in the occupied territories since the pandemic outbreak to 7037 and 37 respectively.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, 166 of the new cases were in the Hebron district, 105 in East Jerusalem, 49 in Ramallah, 11 in Bethlehem, seven in Nablus, and six in Tulkarm.
The Ministry also reported six deaths due to corona in the West Bank in the last 24 hours, bringing the total corona-related deaths to 37.
It said that 408 patients have recovered, of whom 399 were in the Hebron district, six in the Nablus area and three in Gaza, bringing the overall recoveries in Palestine to 1116.
The Ministry added 16 patients are kept in intensive care while seven of them are on respirators.
Of the total 7037 corona cases, the West Bank had 6,230, Gaza 72 and East Jerusalem 807.
The number of active cases now stands at 5763.