WORLD Palestine reports 1,118 new COVID-19 cases, 41,416 in total

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Palestine reports 1,118 new COVID-19 cases, 41,416 in total

Xinhua

07:42, September 16, 2020

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RAMALLAH, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Palestine on Tuesday reported 1,118 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the Palestinian territories to 41,416.

Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila said in a statement that six new fatalities from the COVID-19 were recorded, bringing the death toll in the Palestinian territories to 261, said the minister.

The total recoveries climbed to 29,031 with the addition of 455 new recoveries on the day.

She added that the Palestinian territories have been witnessing a significant spike in the COVID-19 infections due to the non-compliance of citizens with the health instructions.

Palestine currently has 12,124 active coronavirus cases, including 1,688 in the coastal enclave of Gaza Strip. 

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