Published: 2020-08-24 13:51
Last Updated: 2020-08-24 13:54
Palestine has recorded 553 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths over the past 24 hours, announced the Palestinian Health Minister, Mai al-Kaila, on Monday.
One death was reported in Nablus, one in Jerusalem, one involving the death of a 76-year-old woman in Bani Na’im and one involving a 97-year-old woman in al-Eizariya.
The new coronavirus cases include: 201 in Hebron, 20 in Nablus, 19 in Bethlehem, 33 in Qalqilya, 62 Ramallah and al-Bireh, 21 in Jericho and al-Aghwar, 13 in Salfit and 184 in Jerusalem, including 42 in the suburbs.
A total of 132 recovery cases were recorded in Palestine, which include: four in Jenin, nine in Nablus, six in Qalqilya, eight in Tulkarm and 105 in Jerusalem.
The recovery rate stands at 63.4%, while the active cases rate is 36%, and the death rate is 0.6%.
Currently, 25 cases are in the Intensive Care Unit and five are on ventilators.