Published: 2021-05-16 16:09
Last Updated: 2021-06-15 01:21
Palestine recorded five deaths and 169 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila Sunday.
The new deaths involved five in the West Bank including one in Tulkarm; two in Nablus; one in Salfit, and one in Tubas.
The recovery rate in Palestine stands at 96.5 percent, while the active case rate is 2.4 percent and the death rate is 1.1 percent.
The new coronavirus cases included 28 in Tulkarm; 23 in Jenin; 41 in Nablus; four in Salfit; two in the suburbs of Jerusalem; four in Bethlehem; nine in Hebron; one in Qalqilya; one in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 15 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh, and 41 in the Gaza Strip.
The recovery cases included 20 in Tulkarm; 31 in Jenin; 258 in Nablus; four in Salfit; 16 in Bethlehem; 24 in Hebron; 40 in Qalqilya; 79 in Jericho and Al-Aghwar; 52 in Ramallah and Al-Bireh; seven in Tubas, and 801 in the Gaza Strip.
A total of 2,999 PCR tests have been conducted.
Currently, 67 people are in ICUs and 17 are on ventilators.
A total of 271,828 individuals received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including 195,305 who received both doses.