Published: 2020-09-11 15:48
Last Updated: 2021-06-19 19:25
Palestine has recorded 652 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths over the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Health Minister, Mai al-Kaila, on Friday.
The deaths reported involved a 76-year-old man in Tulkarem, a 90-year-old man and 60-year-old woman in Hebron, a 34-year-old man in Ramallah, and a 58-year-old man in the suburbs of Jerusalem, all of which suffered from pre-existing health issues, announced al-Kaila during a press conference.
Another death involved an 83-year-old woman in a citizen in Gaza Strip, who did not have any underlying health issues, she added.
The recovery rate stands at 70.5%, while the active cases rate is 28.9%, and the death rate is 0.6%.
The new coronavirus cases included: 157 in Hebron, 26 in Nablus, 56 in Bethlehem, 16 in Qalqilya, 87 in Ramallah and al-Bireh, 35 in Jenin, 17 in Jericho and al-Aghwar, 22 in Tubas, 32 in Tulkarem, 80 in Gaza Strip, 60 in Jerusalem city, and 64 in the suburbs of Jerusalem.
A total of 581 recovery cases were recorded in Palestine, including: 777 in Hebron, 241 in Jerusalem, 57 in Qalqilya, 24 in Nablus, one ine Tubas, 84 in Bethlehem and six in Tulkarm.
Currently, 34 cases are in the Intensive Care Unit and 10 are on ventilators.