RAMALLAH, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 (WAFA) – Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 1414 new COVID-19 infections, 17 deaths and 2686 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours.
In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said five deaths were reported in the West Bank and 12 others in the Gaza Strip. She said no updates were available regarding the situation in occupied Jerusalem.
In the West Bank, 376 coronavirus tests came out positive, while 1038 new cases were registered in the Gaza Strip.
The health minister said 140 patients of coronavirus remain in intensive care, of whom 41 are on ventilators. In addition, 397 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals and COVID-19 dispensaries.
Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 91.7 percent, while active cases slightly declined to 7.2 percent. Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.
Concerning vaccinations, the health minister said over 251,628 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of whom over 165,426 received the second dose.