RAMALLAH, Monday, August 03, 2020 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Health announced today that 244 new cases of coronavirus and 527 recoveries were confirmed in Palestine during the past 24 hours.
MoH said in its daily statement on the coronavirus pandemic that 131 of the new cases were in Hebron governorate, 27 in Jerusalem, 14 in Nablus, 14 in Jericho, 10 in Jenin, 42 in Ramallah, two in Qalqilia, and one each in the governorates of Tubas, Tulkarm, and Salfit.
The ministry said 44.9 percent of the total coronavirus patients in Palestine have recovered so far, while the percentage of active cases reached 54.6 percent. Meanwhile, deaths amounted for only 0.5 percent of the overall cases.
With regard to the geographic distribution of the recoveries, MoH said 225 recoveries were reported in Hebron, 220 in Ramallah, 76 in Qalqilia, and six in Jenin.
MoH added that nine of the coronavirus patients are currently under intensified care, of whom two are connected to respirators.