Palestine records 12 deaths and 494 new coronavirus cases

Palestine

Published: 2021-01-22 15:14

Last Updated: 2021-03-02 17:01


Palestine records 12 deaths and 494 new coronavirus cases
Palestine records 12 deaths and 494 new coronavirus cases

Palestine recorded 12 deaths and 494 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila Friday.

The new deaths involved eight in the West Bank (one in the suburbs of Jerusalem; two in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; one in Bethlehem; one in Hebron, and two in Jenin), and four in the Gaza Strip.

The recovery rate in Palestine stands at 93.1 percent, while the active case rate is 5.8 percent and the death rate is 1.1 percent.

The new coronavirus cases included 16 in Salfit; 20 in the suburbs of Jerusalem; 21 in Tubas; eight in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 26 in Tulkarem; 45 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; 19 in Bethlehem; 22 in Hebron; 23 in Nablus; 17 in Jenin; two in Qalqilya, and 275 in the Gaza Strip.

The recovery cases included 29 in Salfit; eight in Tubas; two in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 36 in Tulkarem; 51 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; 22 in Bethlehem; 34 in Hebron; 48 in Nablus; 41 in Jenin; 26 in Qalqilya, and 495 in the Gaza Strip.

Currently, 77 people are in the Intensive Care Unit and 22 are on ventilators.

A total of 4,228 PCR tests were conducted.

No information was available on COVID-19 cases in Jerusalem city.