The Ministry of Health in Ramallah announced on Wednesday that 9 deaths, 1,720 new cases of coronavirus, and 490 recoveries were recorded during the past 24 hours, after conducting 7,366 examinations.
The ministry stated in the daily epidemiological report of coronavirus that 3 deaths were recorded in the West Bank, Nablus, Bethlehem, and Qalqilya, in addition to 6 deaths in the Gaza Strip.
It added that the new infections were distributed according to the following: al-Khalil 177, Nablus 216, Bethlehem 147, Qalqilya 100, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 131, Jenin 107, Jericho and Al Aghwar 12, Salfit 43, Tulkarem 95, Tubas 35, Gaza Strip 613, and the suburbs of Jerusalem 44.
The ministry statement noted that 287 recovery cases were recorded in the West Bank as follows: al-Khalil 39, Jenin 36, Nablus 60, Tulkarem 29, Jericho 15, Ramallah and Al-Bireh 108, and 203 recoveries in the Gaza Strip.
There are 55 critically ill patients who have been admitted to intensive care units including 8 who have been placed on ventilators, according to the ministry.