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Palestine records 156 new coronavirus cases, one death

RAMALLAH, Friday, June 25, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today recorded 156 new Covid-19 cases and one death, according to Health Minister Mai Al-Kaileh.

She announced that 156 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and another died of it in the occupied territories.

Among the new 156 cases, 12 cases were recorded in the West Bank and 144 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Al-Kaileh identified the death as a resident of the besieged Gaza Strip, while pointing that 407  Covid-19 patients recovered; seven recovery cases in the West Bank and 400 others in the Gaza Strip.

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

Recoveries account for 98.1 percent of total cases since the pandemic outbreak in March 2020, active cases for 0.8 percent and the death toll accounts for 1.1 percent.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 481,392 people have received the vaccine so far, including 339,082 people who received the second dose of the vaccine.

K.F.

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