The number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaches to 38 in Palestine
According Palestinian Health Ministry, 15 out of the 38 patients of novel COVID-19 (coronavirus) inthe West Bank are showing signs of recovery.
The pandemic was confirmed to have spread to the West Bank on 5 March 2020, beginning the coronavirus outbreak in Palestine.
The Palestinian government declared a state of emergency in the West Bank. Schools, universities, mosques and churches will be closed for one month.
The Church of the Nativity is expected to close after 2 Greek visitors that later tested positive were visiting hotels in the area.
Seven COVID-19 disease cases were confirmed near Bethlehem in the West Bank.
On 7 March, there were 22 cases of infections. City of Bethlehem is locked down as 16 cases of infection are found in the West Bank, including nine cases in Betlehem.
Palestinian authorities announce that there are 5 more cases on the West Bank. Four cases were recorded in Bethlehem, and one in Tulkarm on March 9.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 35 coronavirus cases on March 13, mostly concentrated in the Bethlehem Governorate.
After 3 new cases has been announced, the total number of cases rise to 38 cases.