Abbas extends state of emergency in Palestine following surge in coronavirus cases

Palestine

Published: 2021-06-01 16:41

Last Updated: 2021-06-16 21:39


Abbas extends state of emergency in Palestine following surge in coronavirus cases
Abbas extends state of emergency in Palestine following surge in coronavirus cases

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a presidential decree Tuesday declaring the continuance of a state of emergency in the Palestinian territories, starting Wednesday, June 2, for a period of 30 days.

Earlier Tuesday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that Palestine confirmed a total of 382 new coronavirus cases and six deaths.