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Some 244 new corona cases, 527 recoveries reported in Palestine

last update : 05/08/2020 - 04:51 PM ( Since 1 month )


The Ramallah-based Ministry of Health on Monday announced that 244 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases have been detected in the West Bank and Jerusalem while 527 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry said in its daily report that the rate of recovery among COVID-19 patients in the West Bank and Jerusalem has climbed to 44.9%, the rate of active cases has decreased to 54.6%, and the rate of deaths has dropped to 0.5%.

The new infections included 27 cases in Jerusalem, 131 in al-Khalil, 14 in Nablus, 14 in Jericho and the Jordan Valley, 1 in Bethlehem, 2 in Qalqilya, 10 in Jenin, 42 in Ramallah and al-Bireh, 1 in Tulkarem, 1 in Salfit, and 1 in Tubas.

The Ministry said that 9 patients in critical condition have been admitted to intensive care units, including two who have been placed on ventilators.

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