RAMALLAH, Sunday, October 18, 2020 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila confirmed today that six people died of coronavirus, 389 new cases were recorded and 336 patients recovered across Palestine during the last 24 hours.
She pointed out that five of the deaths were in the West Bank, while the sixth was in the Gaza Strip.
Alkaila said 47 of the new infections in the West Bank were in Hebron district, 53 in Nablus district, 16 in Bethlehem district, 36 in Tulkarm, 16 in Qalqilya, 31 in Jenin, 29 in Ramallah, 22 in Jericho, 7 in Salfit, 6 in Tubas, and 7 others in the West Bank side of the Jerusalem district. Meanwhile, 119 new cases were registered in the Gaza Strip.
Alkaila said 40 coronavirus patients remain in intensive care, six of them are on respirators.
No details of the number of cases in occupied East Jerusalem were available.