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Foreign Ministry: 1,381 confirmed coronavirus cases, 74 deaths in diaspora


RAMALLAH, Monday, May 11, 2020 (WAFA) – The Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry Monday evening announced that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths among Palestinians in the diaspora has risen to 1,381 and 74 respectively.

The ministry said in a statement that there were 1,381 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, 74 fatalities and 608 recovery cases among Palestinians in the diaspora.

Providing more details, the ministry said that eight more Palestinians in the US tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The confirmed new cases were identified as seven Palestinians, one of whom is in the intensive care unit, in New Jersey, and one in Michigan.

In Brazil, the number of COVID-19 Palestinian patients in that country increased to 19, including 13 cases who recovered.

In Norway, the ministry pointed out that the number of Palestinians infected with the novel coronavirus in that country totaled 21, including 13 cases who have recovered.

K.T./ K.F.

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