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Coronavirus in Palestine claims 19 deaths and 1149 new cases – Health Minister

Coronavirus in Palestine claims 19 deaths and 1149 new cases – Health Minister

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 (WAFA) – The West Bank and Gaza Strip recorded 19 deaths due to coronavirus and 1149 new cases, while 2155 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila in her daily report on coronavirus in Palestine. No data was available from East Jerusalem.

She said that 13 of the deaths, 607 new cases, and 1360 recoveries were in the West Bank, while six deaths, 542 new cases, and 795 recoveries were in the Gaza Strip.

Ramallah had the highest number of new cases in the West Bank with 161 cases recorded in the last 24 hours, followed by Nablus with 82 cases, Tulkarm 82 also, Jenin 65, Hebron 61, and Bethlehem 43.

Alkaila said 127 patients remain in intensive care, including 30 who are on ventilators.

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