RAMALLAH, Saturday, September 05, 2020 (WAFA) – Five people have died of coronavirus in Palestine in the last 24 hours and 433 new cases were recorded while 224 have recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.
She said that three of the deaths were recorded in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilya giving their ages as 44, 67, and 70 years, while the remaining two cases were in the Hebron district in the south of the West Bank and they were 67 and 75 years of age.
Most of the new cases were in the Gaza Strip where 110 cases were recorded while the Hebron district showed a low number of 34 despite the fact that it is the current epicenter of the disease. Nablus district had 75 cases, Bethlehem 51 and Ramallah 46.
No data was available on East Jerusalem, where daily positive cases have exceeded the 100 mark over the last weeks.
Alkaila said 26 patients remain in intensive care, including five on respirators.