RAMALLAH, Friday, January 28, 2022 (WAFA) - Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 5,380 new cases of COVID-19, five deaths and 888 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the last 24 hours.
In her daily report on the coronavirus pandemic, Alkaila said two deaths from COVID-19 were registered in the West Bank, while another three deaths were recorded in Gaza.
A total of 7,103 COVID-19 tests were conducted during the reporting period, with the exclusion of East Jerusalem. In the Gaza Strip, 803 coronavirus tests came out positive, while the West Bank had 1,819 new cases. In occupied East Jerusalem, 2,758 cases were reported.
The Health Minister said that in the West Bank, 118 patients of COVID-19 are currently hospitalized, of whom 63 are in intensive care, including 18 on ventilators.
She pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 92.5 percent, while active cases reached 6.5 percent. Deaths stood at one percent of total infections.