RAMALLAH, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 (WAFA) – Nine people have died of coronavirus in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours, 1702 have contracted the disease, and 490 have recovered, today said Health Minister Mai Alkaila in her daily report on coronavirus. No data was available from East Jerusalem.
According to the Minister, six of the deaths were in the Gaza Strip and three in the West Bank raising the total deaths in the West Bank and Gaza since the start of the pandemic in March to 665, including 78 in the Gaza Strip.
The West Bank recorded 1107 new cases raising the total there since March to 59972, and Gaza had 613 new cases, raising the total there since March to 16755.
In addition, 287 patients have recovered in the West Bank and 203 in the Gaza Strip, said the Minister, adding that 55 patients remain in intensive care, including eight on respirators.
Alkaila said the active cases in Palestine have reached 18 percent of the total, while 81.1 percent have recovered and 0.9 percent have died.