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Two new coronavirus cases confirmed in West Bank; total reaches 630 in Palestine


RAMALLAH, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (WAFA) – Two new coronavirus cases were confirmed this morning in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilya, bringing the total in Palestine to 630, according to Minister of Health Mai Alkaila.

The new cases were in the village of Azzoun, where recent cases were discovered, and they were for a two-year-old child and a 25-year-old woman, said the minister in a statement, who got the disease after coming in contact with infected people.

Alkaila said 84 percent of the coronavirus cases in Palestine have recovered and only 23 active cases remain in the Jerusalem district, 17 in the Hebron district, 16 in Qalqilya district, and 42 in the Gaza Strip.

Out of the 630 cases, 390 are in the West Bank, 61 in the Gaza Strip and 179 in occupied East Jerusalem. A total of five corona patients have died, including two in the West Bank, two in East Jerusalem and one on Gaza. Recoveries included 372 in the West Bank and Gaza and 155 in East Jerusalem.


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