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Palestinian Health Minister: One new corona case, 37 recovered in occupied East Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 (WAFA) – Palestinian Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that one new coronavirus case was confirmed and 37 patients have recovered in occupied East Jerusalem.

In addition, two more recoveries were reported in the West Bank – one in a Jerusalem district village and the second in Hebron in the south of the West Bank.

This brings the total number of corona cases in Palestine, which includes East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, to 548. The West Bank has 355 cases and 20 in Gaza. The rest in East Jerusalem.

The number of recoveries is now 421, or 76.8 of the total cases, of which 310 are in the West Bank and Gaza and the rest in East Jerusalem. To date, two deaths were in East Jerusalem and two in the West Bank.

Alkaila said 123 cases are still active, including 60 in East Jerusalem, 17 in Jerusalem district villages under Palestinian Authority control, 13 in the Ramallah district, 24 in the Hebron district, two in Nablus, one in Tulkarm and six in the Gaza Strip.

In addition, 562 cases were admitted to house quarantine to bring the total now to 14,510.

No patient is currently in ICU while all the patients are in good condition, said the minister.


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