Palestine today recorded 343 new Covid-19 cases and nine deaths, according to Health Minister Mai Alkaila.

She announced that 343 Palestinians tested positive for the highly contagious virus and nine others died of it in the occupied territories.

As part of the 343 new cases, 215 cases were registered in the West Bank and 128 others in the Gaza Strip.

She identified the death cases as two residents of the Gaza Strip and seven others of the West Bank district of Hebron.

She added that 224 Covid-19 patients recovered; 184 recovery cases in the West Bank and 40 others in the Gaza Strip.

She pointed that 57 Covid-19 patients are getting treatment in intensive care units and 97 others are currently receiving treatment at hospitals, including 16 who are on ventilators.

She said that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 98.2 percent and the active cases account for 0.8 percent. The death toll stood at 1 percent of total infections.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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