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In Gaza, 51 returnees placed under quarantine


GAZA, Monday, March 16, 2020 (WAFA) – Palestinians returning to Gaza were placed under quarantine immediately after crossing Rafah border crossing with Egypt, reported WAFA correspondent.

He said that 51 returnees were placed in a two-week mandatory quarantine at a school in Rafah city in the south of the Gaza Strip as a precautionary measure applied to all returnees from abroad to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

The Rafah crossing, which has been closed for some time, was opened for one time to allow Gazans to return home.

The blockaded Gaza Strip has not reported any coronavirus case while 37 cases were confirmed in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and one in Tulkarm.


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