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Foreign Ministry confirms 43 coronavirus cases in diaspora

 

RAMALLAH, Friday, July 3, 2020 (WAFA) – The Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry Thursday night confirmed 43 new coronavirus cases among Palestinians in the diaspora, raising the total confirmed cases among them to 2,704.

The ministry said in a statement that the total of confirmed COVID-19 patients among Palestinians in the diaspora increased to 2,704, while the number of fatalities and recovery cases among them stood at 161 and 1,397.

Providing more details, the ministry said that 40 Palestinians tested positive in the US, bringing the total conformed cases among Palestinians in the country to 1,251 as the death toll stood at 63.

The new COVID-19 patients were identified as residents of Ohio, Chicago, California, Michigan, Florida and Dallas.

It added that three others, all members of the same family, contracted the virus in Ukraine.

K.F.  

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