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Palestine confirms 135 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

RAMALLAH, Friday, July 30, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today confirmed 135 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths, according to Health Minister Mai al-Kaileh.

She announced that 135 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and two others died of it in the occupied territories.

Among the new 135 cases, 31 cases were recorded in the West Bank and 104 others in the besieged Gaza Strip.

She identified the death cases as one from the Gaza Strip and another from Jenin district.

She added that 60 Covid-19 patients recovered; 14 recovery cases in the West Bank and 46 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that nine Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units and 13 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals and Covid-19 dispensaries, including one who is intubated.

She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.5 percent and the active cases account for 0.4 percent. The death toll stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 591,526 people have received their first jab of the vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 415,881 people who received the second dose of the vaccine.

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