Palestine confirms 18 deaths and 1,748 new coronavirus cases

Palestine

Published: 2021-04-21 16:31

Last Updated: 2021-05-06 09:24


Palestine confirms 18 deaths and 1,748 new coronavirus cases
Palestine confirms 18 deaths and 1,748 new coronavirus cases

Palestine recorded 18 deaths and 1,748 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila Wednesday.

The new deaths involved four in Hebron; two in Bethlehem; one in Ramallah and al-Bireh; one in Tulkarm; and 10 in Gaza Strip.

The recovery rate in Palestine stands at 89.8 percent, while the active case rate is 9.1 percent and the death rate is 1.1 percent.

The new coronavirus cases included 22 in Tubas; 83 in Jenin; 40 in Tulkarm; 144 in Nablus; 18 in Qalqilya; eight in Salfit; 48 in Hebron; 85 in Ramallah and al-Bireh; 25 in Bethlehem; five in Jericho and al-Aghwar; two in the suburbs of Jerusalem; and 1,268 in Gaza Strip.

The recovery cases included 459 in Tubas; 149 in Jenin; 13 in Tulkarm; 190 in Nablus; 27 in Qalqilya; three in Salfit; 204 in Hebron; 88 in Ramallah and al-Bireh; 87 in Bethlehem; three in Jericho and al-Aghwar; two in the suburbs of Jerusalem; and 1,725 in Gaza Strip. 

A total of 6,889 PCR tests have been conducted.

Currently, 164 people are in ICUs and 43 are on ventilators.

A total of 167,549 individuals received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 34,730 who received both doses.