Palestine recorded, today, Wednesday, an increase in the daily infection rate with the emerging (Corona) virus, (Covid-19), during the past 24 hours.
And the Minister of Health, Dr. Mai Al-Kailah, recorded one death, 499 new cases of the virus, in addition to 346 cases of recovery.
This number indicates the number of injuries, a rise compared to yesterday, Tuesday, when 476 injuries were recorded.
Al-Kaila added in a press statement, today, Wednesday, that the death case was for an 80-year-old patient from Dura, south of Hebron, and it was announced yesterday evening, while 2,480 laboratory tests were conducted on samples suspected of being infected with the virus in various governorates.
It indicated that the new injuries were distributed as follows: Hebron Governorate (140), Nablus Governorate (4), Bethlehem Governorate (32), Qalqilya Governorate (23), Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate (48), Jenin Governorate (1), Jericho Governorate. And Al-Aghwar (4), Salfit Governorate (3), Tulkarm Governorate (25), Jerusalem Governorate (219), including 29 injuries in the suburbs.
And the Minister of Health added that new cases of recovery were recorded in: Jenin Governorate (9), Hebron Governorate (74), Jerusalem City (158), Nablus Governorate (25), Bethlehem Governorate (80).
The Minister of Health stated that the recovery rate reached 57.3%, while the rate of active injuries reached 42.1%, and deaths were 0.6% of the total injuries recorded in Palestine.
The Minister of Health indicated that there are 21 patients in the intensive care rooms, including 4 patients on artificial respirators