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Minister of Health: Nine people die of coronavirus, 611 new cases recorded in Palestine in last 24 hours

Minister of Health: Nine people die of coronavirus, 611 new cases recorded in Palestine in last 24 hours

RAMALLAH, Monday, September 21, 2020 (WAFA) – Nine people have died in the last 24 hours and 611 new cases were recorded in Palestine in addition to 968 patients have recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

She said in the daily briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in Palestine that the deaths were mainly in East Jerusalem where six fatalities were confirmed, while the other three were in the West Bank.

East Jerusalem had also reported 146 new corona cases and 240 recoveries, while the southern West Bank district of Hebron reported 151 new cases and 211 recoveries. Ramallah district had 105 new cases, while the Gaza Strip had 42 new cases and 37 recoveries.

Alkaila said 34 patients are currently in intensive care, among them eight are on respirators.

M.K.

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