RAMALLAH, Saturday, February 27, 2021 (WAFA) - The Palestinian Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 1623 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Palestine in the last 24 hours, nine deaths, and 1209 recoveries, as the number of corona patients in intensive care units has soared to 110, including 33 who are on artificial respirators.
She said that five of the deaths were recorded in the West Bank, where 910 new cases were confirmed, and 786 patients recovered.
Three died of coronavirus in occupied East Jerusalem over 48 hours, 562 new cases were recorded, and 295 patients have recovered.
At the same time, one person died in the Gaza Strip after contracting the disease, 151 new cases were recorded, and 128 patients recovered.
Alkaila said the active cases in Palestine since the outbreak of the disease in March of last year have increased to 7.8 percent of the total, as 91.2 percent of the infected persons have recovered, and deaths stood at 1 percent.