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Health Minister says half of the coronavirus patients have recovered


RAMALLAH, Friday, May 8, 2020 (WAFA) – Minister of Health, Mai Alkaila, said today that half of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases in Palestine have fully recovered, 37 new recoveries were recorded during the past 24 hours.

She said in a press release that 22 recoveries were confirmed in the Jerusalem governorate, seven in Ramallah, six in Hebron, and two in the Gaza Strip.

Alkaila said the total number of recoveries in Palestine now stands at 282, representing 51.5 percent of the 457 coronavirus cases in the country.

She added that all the cases in the quarantine and treatment centers are in a stable health condition, and that no one is in the ICU.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 for Palestinian nationals in the United States, bringing up the total number of cases to 717. The ministry also confirmed two more cases among the Palestinian community in Turkey, bringing total to 15.






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