RAMALLAH, Saturday, November 21, 2020 (WAFA) – A new record high of daily new coronavirus cases was reported today in the Gaza Strip with cases reaching almost the 900 mark, according to Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.
She said four deaths were reported in Gaza in the last 24 hours as a result of coronavirus and 10 in the West Bank, as Gaza recorded 891 new cases while the West Bank had 595, including 212 in the Nablus district, 95 in the Ramallah district and 91 in the Bethlehem district. No data was available from East Jerusalem.
Alkaila said 225 patients have recovered in the Gaza Strip and 279 in the West Bank, bringing the rate to 84.94 percent of the total corona cases recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic in March.
Active cases increased to 14.22 percent with the sharp rise of new cases in the Gaza Strip over the past few days. Deaths composed 0.84 percent of the total.
According to the minister, 51 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, among them nine who are on respirators.