Health ministry: 16 coronavirus cases, 18 in quarantine, 350 in isolation at home

RAMALLAH, There are 16 confirmed coronavirus cases in Palestine so far, today the Palestinian Ministry of Health in its daily report on coronavirus.

In addition, 18 were placed in special quarantine for 14 days, 16 of them in the West Bank city of Jericho and two at Gaza’s Rafah crossing with Egypt, and 350 people who were in the company of infected or suspected cases were told to isolate themselves at home, said the ministry.

It said 32 others are kept in a quarantine at Angel Hotel in Bethlehem, the same hotel were the confirmed 16 cases of coronavirus are kept, and 15 others at Paradise Hotel also in Bethlehem where infected tourists seem to have been.

It said tests were conducted until today on 500 people suspected of contracting the disease but all turned out negative.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency