RAMALLAH, July 15 (Xinhua) — Palestine on Wednesday reported 419 new cases of COVID-19 in the Palestinian territories in the past 24 hours.
During a meeting in the West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila said Palestine is witnessing a worrying spread of the virus that needs different preparations.
A total of 17 are in critical conditions and receiving intensive medical care, she added.
The medical treatment centers in the West Bank are on alert, al-Kaila said, noting more medical supplies and ventilators are needed.
According to the health ministry, 6,625 patients are receiving medical care, while 1,482 have recovered and 47 died since the outbreak in the Palestinian territories in March. Enditem