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Seven corona-related deaths and 290 new cases in Palestine in last 24 hours- Health Minister

Seven corona-related deaths and 290 new cases in Palestine in last 24 hours- Health Minister
Testing for coronavirus. (|File photo)

RAMALLAH, Saturday, September 26, 2020 (WAFA) – Seven people have died of coronavirus in Palestine, all over 64 years of age, and 290 others have contracted the disease in the last 24 hours, while 521 have recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

She said that five of the deaths were in the West Bank and two in the Gaza Strip, which recorded 67 new cases and 120 recoveries.

In the West Bank, Bethlehem district had 50 new cases and 214 recoveries, Nablus had 46 new cases, and Tulkarm 30.

Alkaila said 42 patients are still in intensive care, including 11 who are on respirators.

M.K.

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