RAMALLAH, Sunday, August 09, 2020 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai al-Kaileh confirmed today 277 new cases of coronavirus and 239 recoveries in the occupied West Bank, registered during the past 24 hours.
Al-Kaileh said in a statement that 172 of the new cases were in Hebron, 23 in Bethlehem, 36 in Jerusalem, 25 in Ramallah, 12 in Nablus, five in Qalqilia, and four in Tulkarm.
Meanwhile, she pointed out that 105 recoveries were registered in Hebron, 49 in Jericho, 38 in Jenin, 25 in Nablus, 14 in Tulkarm, and eight in Qalqilia.
Al-Kaileh added that the overall recovery rate has reached 55.1 percent of the total infections, while active cases represented 44.3 percent of the total cases registered so far. Deaths stood at 0.6 percent of the total.
She said 14 patients are currently placed in intensified care, of whom three are on respirators.