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Number of new coronavirus cases, deaths continues to rise in the Gaza Strip

Number of new coronavirus cases, deaths continues to rise in the Gaza Strip
A lockdown was imposed in Gaza to combat the surge in coronavirus cases.

RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 08, 2021 (WAFA) – The number of new coronavirus cases continued to rise in the besieged Gaza Strip, which recorded 1932 new cases in the last 24 hours and eight deaths as 554 patients have recovered, according to the daily report on coronavirus in Palestine by the Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

The West Bank had 952 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Minister, while 1344 patients have recovered.

Alkaila said 201 corona patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, including 61 who are attached to ventilators.

At the same time, over 100,000 people have been vaccinated in the West Bank since the start of the rollout late last month, and over 30,000 people vaccinated in the Gaza Strip.

M.K.

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