Palestine recorded, today, Thursday, a significant jump in the rate of daily infections and deaths with the emerging (Corona) virus, (Covid-19), during the past 24 hours. 

And the Minister of Health, Dr. May Al-Kailah, in a statement published by the ministry’s Facebook page, recorded 622 new cases of Coronavirus, and 325 infected people recovered.

She added that during the last 24 hours, six new deaths were recorded, for a 76-year-old citizen from the town of Idhna in Hebron, a 67-year-old citizen from the town of Atil in Tulkarm, a 62-year-old citizen from the town of Jaba in Jerusalem, and a citizen (69 years). A year-old) from the town of Tarqumiya in Hebron, a citizen (76 years) from Qalqilya, and a citizen of the Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll from the virus in Palestine to 158.

She indicated that the number of new infections reached 622, distributed as follows: Hebron Governorate (265) Nablus Governorate (17), Bethlehem Governorate (34), Qalqilya Governorate (36), Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate (80), Jenin (5), Jericho and Al-Aghwar (20), Salfit Governorate (2), Tulkarm Governorate (2) Tubas (2), Gaza Strip (20), Jerusalem Governorate (139), including 39 in the suburbs.

And the Minister of Health added that new cases of recovery were recorded in: Hebron Governorate (150), Nablus Governorate (100), Tulkarm Governorate (15), and Jerusalem City (60).

The Minister of Health indicated that there are 26 patients in the intensive care rooms, including 4 patients on artificial respirators

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