RAMALLAH, Thursday, October 22, 2020 (WAFA) – Eight people have died from the novel coronavirus disease, 506 new cases were recorded and 609 patients have recovered in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila. No data was available on occupied East Jerusalem.
Seven of the deaths were in the West Bank, including three in the Ramallah and al-Bireh district, and one in the Gaza Strip.
Most of the new cases in the West Bank, which reached 382 in total, were in the Nablus district where 98 cases were recorded, and 68 in the Ramallah and al-Bireh district. The Gaza Strip had 124 new cases.
Recoveries included 482 patients in the West Bank, among them 173 were in Tulkarm district and 127 in the Bethlehem district, and 127 in the Gaza Strip.
Alkaila said 34 patients remain in intensive care, including five on respirators.