Published: 2020-11-22 15:32
Last Updated: 2020-11-22 15:32
Palestine has recorded 16 deaths and 1,560 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaileh Sunday.
A total of 13 deaths were reported in the West Bank and three in the Gaza Strip. The deaths involve one man in Tulkarem (59), three citizens in Ramallah and Al-Bireh (54, 70 and 72), one man in Nablus (75), one man in the suburbs of Jerusalem (82), three citizens in Jericho and Al-Aghwar (54, 72 and 77), three citizens in Hebron (78, 85 and 89), one man in Qalqilya (79) and three citizens in Gaza Strip.
The recovery rate stands at 84.30 percent, while the active case rate is 14.86 percent and the death rate is 0.85 percent.
The new coronavirus cases include 81 in Hebron; 173 in Nablus; 69 in Bethlehem; 36 in Qalqilya; 132 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; 73 in Jenin; 17 in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 19 in Salfit; 45 in Tulkarem; 44 in Tubas; 684 in Gaza Strip; 17 in the suburbs of Jerusalem and 170 in Jerusalem City.
A total of 638 recoveries have been recorded including 46 in Hebron; 23 in Jenin; 47 in Nablus; 13 in Salfit; nine in Tulkarem; 33 in Qalqilya; seven in Tubas; 109 in Bethlehem; 148 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; three in Jericho; 146 in Jerusalem City and 200 in Gaza Strip.
Currently, 55 people are in the Intensive Care Unit and 10 are on ventilators.
A total of 5,915 PCR tests have been conducted, added Kaileh.