RAMALLAH, Monday, March 01, 2021 (WAFA) – The number of new coronavirus cases in the West Bank continued to rise today and reached 1626 in the last 24-hour tally, while 14 patients have died, according to Minister of Health Mai Alkaila. At the same time, 725 patients have recovered in the West Bank.
She said in her daily report on coronavirus in Palestine that Gaza scored 98 new corona cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours, along with 83 recoveries. No data was available from East Jerusalem.
With the surge in new cases, the number of critically ill corona patients who are getting treatment in intensive care has also increased and reached 116, including 29 who are in respirators, said the Health Minister.
Also, the percentage of active corona cases has reached 8.5 percent of the total cases recorded since the outbreak of the disease in Palestine in March of last year, while 90.4 percent have recovered, and 1.1 percent of the total have died.