RAMALLAH, Thursday, February 10, 2022 (WAFA) – Palestine today recorded 5,219 new Covid-19 cases and 20 deaths, according to Health Minister Mai Alkaila.
She announced that 5,219 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and ten others died of it in the occupied territories.
As part of the 5,219 new cases, 3,899 cases were registered in the West Bank and 1,320 others in the Gaza Strip.
She identified the death cases as 13 residents of the West Bank and seven others of the Gaza Strip.
She added that 6,383 Covid-19 patients recovered; 5,633 recovery cases in the West Bank and 750 others in the Gaza Strip. Among the 5,633 recovery cases in the West Bank, 2,100 cases were recorded in Jerusalem.
She pointed that 116 Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units and 320 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals, including 34 who are on ventilators.
She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 88.7 percent and the active cases account for 10.4 percent. The death toll accounted for 0.9 percent of total infections.