Palestine reports 23 corona deaths, 1,911 new cases within 24 hours
Mai Al-Kailah, the Palestinian Minister of Health, announced on Sunday that 23 deaths and 1,911 new cases of the coronavirus, and 956 recoveries were recorded during the past 24 hours.
Kailah confirmed in the daily epidemiological report of coronavirus that 16 deaths were recorded in the West Bank as follows: Qalqilya 1, the suburbs of Jerusalem 1, al-Khalil 2, Nablus 2, Jericho 1, Salfit 5, Tulkarem 1, Ramallah 1, Bethlehem 1, and Tubas 1, in addition to one death in the Gaza Strip and 6 deaths in Jerusalem.
She stated that the new infections were distributed according to the following: Qalqilya 70, the suburbs of Jerusalem 103, al-Khalil 353, Nablus 197, Jericho and Al-Aghwar 41, Salfit 72, Tulkarem 103, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 449, Bethlehem 128, Jenin 70, Tubas 29, Gaza Strip 88, and Jerusalem 208.
The new recoveries were recorded as follows: Qalqilya 49, the suburbs of Jerusalem 0, al-Khalil 27, Nablus 48, Jericho and Al-Aghwar 16, Salfit 117, Tulkarem 30, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 285, Bethlehem 115, Jenin 21, Tubas 9, Gaza Strip 100, and Jerusalem 136, the minister added.
Kailah pointed out that there are 117 critically ill patients who have been admitted to intensive care units including 26 who have been placed on ventilators.
She noted that the recovery rate of coronavirus reached 90.8 percent while the rate of active infections reached 8.1 percent, and the death rate was 1.1% of all infections.
Meanwhile, a member of the Anti-Corona Unit at the Palestinian health ministry, Ali al-Jabrini, announced that 6 deaths and 208 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Occupied Jerusalem.
Jabrini said that this is the highest number of deaths recorded in one day in Jerusalem since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
He warned of the risks of the virus continuing to spread, especially since the number of infections is still high.