Palestine confirms 13 deaths and 491 new coronavirus cases

Palestine

Published: 2021-05-08 15:25

Last Updated: 2021-06-16 06:21


Palestine confirms 13 deaths and 491 new coronavirus cases
Palestine confirms 13 deaths and 491 new coronavirus cases

Palestine recorded 13 deaths and 491 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila Saturday.

The new deaths involved four in the West Bank and nine in Gaza Strip.

The recovery rate in Palestine stands at 95.1 percent, while the active case rate is 3.8 percent and the death rate is 1.1 percent.

The new coronavirus cases included 49 in Nablus; four in Salfit; two in the suburbs of Jerusalem; four in Hebron; three in Qalqilya; nine in Tulkarm; eight in Jenin; one in Jericho and al-Aghwar; 10 in Ramallah and al-Bireh; one in Tubas; two in Bethlehem; and 398 in Gaza Strip.

The recovery cases included 119 in Nablus; three in Salfit; two in the suburbs of Jerusalem; 50 in Hebron; 109 in Tulkarm; 51 in Jenin; three in Jericho and al-Aghwar; 15 in Tubas; 10 in Bethlehem; and 1,643 in Gaza Strip.

A total of 2,383 PCR tests have been conducted.

Currently, 87 people are in ICUs and 25 are on ventilators.

A total of 266,472 individuals received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 193,787 who received both doses.