RAMALLAH, Friday, October 09, 2020 (WAFA) – Nine people have died of coronavirus in Palestine in the last 24 hours, 498 people were also infected with the disease and 766 patients have recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila in her daily report on coronavirus in Palestine.
Of the deaths, one was in East Jerusalem, where 90 new cases were recorded and 428 recovered, and eight deaths in the West Bank, where 320 new cases and 264 recoveries were recorded.
No deaths were recorded in the Gaza Strip, even though 88 new corona cases were recorded since yesterday in the besieged sea enclave and 74 recoveries, said the Health Minister.
Recoveries in general in Palestine have reached 86.2 percent of the total cases, while 13 percent remain active and deaths composed 0.8 percent.
According to the Minister, 44 patients remain in intensive care, including 10 on respirators.