RAMALLAH, Fifteen people have died after contracting the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours in both the West Bank and Gaza Strip, 1461 people have tested positive, while 984 patients have recovered, today said Minister of Health Mai Alkaila in her daily coronavirus report in Palestine. No data was available from East Jerusalem.
She said 11 of the deaths were in the West Bank and four in the Gaza Strip.
The West Bank recorded 634 new corona cases, including 135 in Nablus district, 97 in Jenin area, Ramallah 72, Bethlehem 70, and Hebron 72, while 704 patients have recovered.
The Gaza Strip had 827, and 280 recoveries.
According to the minister, 63 patients are in intensive care, including 10 on respirators.
The West Bank is observing a two-week lockdown, with a total all-day and night lockdown on Friday and Saturday, and nightly lockdown from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every for the rest of the week in an effort to control the spiral in the cases.
Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)