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Palestine records 395 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

RAMALLAH, Friday, May 28, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today recorded 395 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths, according to Health Minister Mai Al-Kaileh.

She announced that 395 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and two others died of it in the occupied territories.

Among the new 395 cases, 56 cases were recorded in the West Bank and 339 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Al-Kaileh identified the deaths as one death from the West Bank city of Hebron and another from the besieged Gaza Strip.

She added that 306 Covid-19 patients recovered; 205 recovery cases in the West Bank and 101 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that 40 Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, including seven who are connected to ventilators, while 84 others are currently hospitalized across the West Bank.

Recoveries account for 97.7 percent of total cases since the pandemic outbreak in March 2020, active cases for 1.2 percent and the death toll accounts for 1.1 percent.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 304,787 people have received the vaccine so far; 265,632 vaccinated people in the West Bank and 39,155 others in Gaza. Among the 304,787 are 217,097 people who received the second dose of the vaccine.

K.F.

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