RAMALLAH, Saturday, 21 March 2020 (WAFA) - Government spokesman Ibrahim Milhem said that there is one new case of Coronavirus in Palestine, bringing the total number of people infected to 53.
In a statement issued tonight, the spokesman said a female student who returned home from Turkey last week via Karama/King Hussein Bridge crossing with Jordan, was tested positive for Coronavirus.
The girl has been in self-quarantine waiting for test results, which came back positive.
She was taken to the treatment center set up in the village of Turmus ‘Aya to the west of Ramallah.
He said that six other tests that were taken from the Bethlehem area came back negative.
Seventeen people at Angel Hotel in Bethlehem have recovered and were sent home yesterday to a 14-day quarantine.