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Palestine confirms 2,311 new coronavirus cases, five deaths

RAMALLAH, Friday, September 10, 2021 (WAFA) – Palestine today confirmed 2,311 new Covid-19 cases and five death cases, according to Health Minister Mai Alkaila.

She announced that 2,311 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and five others died of it in the occupied territories.

As part of the 2,311 new cases, 940 cases were registered in the West Bank and 1,371 others in the Gaza Strip.

She identified the death cases as a death case from the West Bank district of Nablus and four others from the Gaza Strip.

She added that 1,660 Covid-19 patients recovered; 883 recovery cases in the West Bank and 777 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that 70 Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units and 170 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals and Covid-19 dispensaries, including 10 who are intubated.

She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 90.9 percent and the active cases account for 8.1 percent. The death toll stood at 1 percent of total infections.

Regarding the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, al-Kaileh said that 1,202,045 people have been so far vaccinated in the occupied territories; 853,696 people in the West Bank and 348,349 others in Gaza. A total of 477,125 people received the second dose of the vaccine.

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