New coronavirus case confirmed in Palestine

Palestine

Published: 2020-03-16 13:11

Last Updated: 2020-03-16 13:23


New coronavirus case confirmed in Palestine
New coronavirus case confirmed in Palestine

A new coronavirus case was confirmed in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm, the second in the city, and raising the number in Palestine to 39, today said Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh.

The new case is of a Palestinian, said to a be a student, who recently returned from Poland, and who seem to have shown signs of the virus.

The remaining 37 cases are all located in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Shtayyeh said at the start of the cabinet meeting in Ramallah that Kuwait has contributed $5.5 million to help the Palestinians overcome coronavirus.