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Eight deaths, 521 new corona cases and 881 recoveries in Palestine in last 24 hours – Health Minister

Eight deaths, 521 new corona cases and 881 recoveries in Palestine in last 24 hours – Health Minister

RAMALLAH, Thursday, October 01, 2020 (WAFA) – Eight people have died of the novel coronavirus pandemic in Palestine in the last 24 hours while 521 new corona cases were recorded and 881 recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

She said in the daily briefing on the disease that six of the eight deaths were in the West Bank, one of them was 33 years old while the others over 60, one in East Jerusalem and one in the Gaza Strip.

Of the new cases, 105 were in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, 98 in East Jerusalem and 127 in the Gaza Strip.

Recoveries included 148 in Hebron, 182 in the Bethlehem district, 191 in the Ramallah area and 47 in Jerusalem.

Alkaila said recovery rate was 82.5 percent, active ones 16.8 percent and deaths 0.7 percent.

A total of 32 patients remain in intensive care, among them 15 are on respirators.

M.K.

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