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Palestine registers 2264 new coronavirus infections, 13 deaths

Palestine registers 2264 new coronavirus infections, 13 deaths

RAMALLAH, Sunday, March 07, 2021 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 2264 new COVID-19 infections, 13 deaths and 1446 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.

In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said 12 deaths were reported in the West Bank and one case in the Gaza Strip. She said no updates were available regarding the situation in occupied Jerusalem.

In the West Bank, 2095 coronavirus tests came out positive, including 595 cases in the southern province of Hebron, followed by Ramallah (435), and Nablus (285).

In the Gaza Strip, a total of 169 infections were registered. No updates were available regarding new infections in Jerusalem.

The health minister said 146 patients of coronavirus remain under intensive care, of whom 40 are on ventilators.

Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far stood at 88.9 percent, while active cases scored 10 percent. Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.


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