Published: 2020-10-29 16:37
Last Updated: 2020-10-29 16:37
Palestine has recorded eight deaths and 623 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kileh Wednesday.
The deaths reported involved seven in West Bank (an 84-year-old woman in Jenin, a 67-year-old man in Tulkarem, a 75-year-old man, 50-year-old woman and 77-year-old woman in Nablus, a 68-year-old woman in Ramallah, and 87-year-old man in Hebron) and one in Gaza Strip(63-year-old man).
The recovery rate stands at 88.4 percent, while the active cases rate is 10.8 percent and the death rate is 0.8 percent.
The new coronavirus cases included 52 in Hebron; 79 in Nablus; 47 in Bethlehem; seven in Qalqilya; 54 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; 38 in Jenin; 26 in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 15 in Salfit; 18 in Tulkarem; two in Tubas; 276 in Gaza Strip and nine in the suburbs of Jerusalem.
A total of 463 recovery cases have been recorded involving 35 in Hebron; 115 in Bethlehem; 63 in Nablus; 50 in Tulkarem; 16 in Qalqilya; 32 in Jenin; seven in Salfit and 145 in Gaza Strip.
Currently, 39 people are in the Intensive Care Unit and six are on ventilators.
A total of 4,228 PCR tests have been conducted.