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Report on Coronavirus in Gaza Strip on April 28

last update : 30/04/2020 - 04:44 PM ( Since 3 weeks )

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There are 17 confirmed cases with coronavirus; 10 cases have recovered and 7 are still receiving treatment. Most patients are asymptomatic and there are no critical cases.

124 new samples were performed during the past 24 hours and no new positive cases were recorded.

The Al-Sadaqa Hospital designated to receive returnees with various diseases, and the European Hospital was allocated to provide health services for isolated cases.

MOH hosts 1931 returnees in 23 quarantine centers, including schools and hotels distributed in all governorates, clinics, and hospitals.

MOH has introduced a new mechanism for dealing with returnees via Rafah crossing point.  PCR examination is done for all returnees on the fourth day during the quarantine.

Today, we appeal to the United Nations and the concerned institutions to urgently provide the health sector in Gaza with these medical consumables, medicines, personal protective equipment PPE, ventilators, and examination kits to diagnose the coronavirus, to preserve the lives of the population. We also appeal to pressurize the occupation authorities to end the suffocating siege that affected all humanitarian aspects of 2 million people.

 Palestinian Ministry of Health-Gaza

 April 28, 2020

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