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Palestine records 204 Covid-19 cases, one death

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today recorded 204 new Covid-19 cases and a death, according to Health Minister Mai al-Kaileh.

She announced that 204 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and another died of it in the occupied territories.

Among the new 204 cases, 10 cases were recorded in the West Bank and 194 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Al-Kaileh identified the death as a resident of the West Bank city of Nablus.

She added that 220 Covid-19 patients recovered; 20 recovery cases in the West Bank and 200 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that six Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units, including two who are connected to ventilators, while 12 others are currently hospitalized across the West Bank.

Recoveries account for 98 percent of total cases since the pandemic outbreak in March 2020 and the active cases for 0.9 percent. The death toll stood at 1.1 percent.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 461,162 people have received the vaccine so far in the West Bank and Gaza, including 296,812 people who received the second dose of the vaccine.

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