RAMALLAH, Monday, October 19, 2020 (WAFA) – Six people have died from coronavirus disease, 543 new cases were recorded and 572 have recovered in the Palestinian territories over the past 24 hours, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.
She said in her daily report on the Coronavirus pandemic in Palestine that 87.7 percent of the total cases have recovered, while 11.5 percent remain active and 0.8 percent have died since the outbreak of the disease in March.
Five of the dead were in the West Bank, one of them was 58 years of age while two were in their early 70s and two in their 80s. The sixth was from East Jerusalem. No deaths were reported in the Gaza Strip.
Of the total cases, 404 were in the West Bank, 77 in the Gaza Strip, and 62 in East Jerusalem, said the Minister.
At the same time, 363 in the West Bank have recovered, 209 in East Jerusalem, and none in the Gaza Strip.
Alkaila said 39 patients are getting treatment in intensive care while five are on respirators.