Palestine confirms 28 deaths and 1,618 new COVID-19 infections

Palestine

Published: 2021-04-17 15:36

Last Updated: 2021-05-07 14:10


Palestine confirms 28 deaths and 1,618 new COVID-19 infections
Palestine confirms 28 deaths and 1,618 new COVID-19 infections

Palestine recorded 28 deaths and 1,618 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila Saturday.

The new deaths involved 18 in the West Bank (three in Hebron; one in Bethlehem; two in Jenin; one in Salfit; one in the suburbs of Jerusalem; one in Tubas; three in Tulkarm; two in Qalqilya, and four in Nablus), and 10 in the Gaza Strip.

The recovery rate in Palestine stands at 88.7 percent, while the active case rate is 10.3 percent and the death rate is one percent.

The new coronavirus cases included 20 in Tubas; five in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 12 in Salfit; 96 in Nablus; 61 in Jenin; 17 in Qalqilya; 21 in Bethlehem; 10 in Hebron; 21 in Tulkarm; 36 in Ramallah; one in the suburbs of Jerusalem, and 1,318 in the Gaza Strip.

The recovery cases included 52 in Tubas; 11 in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; three in Salfit; 147 in Nablus; 162 in Jenin; 39 in Qalqilya; 24 in Bethlehem; 218 in Hebron; 44 in Tulkarem; 66 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; seven in the suburbs of Jerusalem, and 1,000 in the Gaza Strip.

Currently, 172 people are in ICUs and 51 are on ventilators.

No updates were provided on Jerusalem city.

A total of 159,754 individuals in the West Bank (124,984) and the Gaza Strip (34,770) have received COVID-19 jabs, including 23,113 who received both doses.