RAMALLAH, Monday, August 1, 2022 (WAFA) – A sharp surge in the number of Covid-19 new cases in Palestine was recorded last week, mainly in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Ministry of Health data published today showed that 10 people have died of Covid while 8969 new cases were recorded in the days between July 24 and 31 and after doing 22,434 tests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip only.
It said four people have died in the West Bank as 2087 new cases were recorded while 2599 Covid patients have recovered, while the Gaza Strip recorded six deaths, 6082 new cases and 674 recoveries.
East Jerusalem had 800 new cases and 1240 recoveries.
The Ministry said 36 Covid patients are getting treatment in hospitals while three are in intensive care attached to ventilators.