Palestinian Well being Minister Mai Al-Kaila has warned of a fourth wave of the coronavirus throughout the occupied Palestinian territories. Al-Kaila’s warning comes because the variety of new Covid-19 circumstances and deaths rise throughout the Gaza Strip and the West Financial institution.
Throughout a weekly cupboard assembly, the minister known as for the general public to comply with Covid-19 security measures to restrict the unfold of the virus.
“I invite you, time and time once more, to respect social distancing and to put on face masks,” he stated, in response to Asharq Al-Awsat.
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Al-Kaila introduced that 2,742 new infections and 17 deaths had been recorded throughout the Palestinian territories within the 24 hours previous to the assembly.
The minister acknowledged 1,406 new circumstances and 7 deaths had been recorded within the West Financial institution over the identical time interval. Al-Kaila additionally stated 1,336 new circumstances and 10 deaths had been recorded within the Gaza Strip.
Information launched by the Palestinian well being ministry final week revealed that solely 655,000 Palestinians within the West Financial institution and 220,000 within the Gaza Strip have had at the least one vaccine dose.
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Palestinian authorities confronted delays in with the ability to safe vaccines, partially as a consequence of Israeli insurance policies.
Nevertheless, they had been not too long ago in a position to safe 2.8 million vaccine doses via a mixture of the COVAX program and vaccine donations from China and the UAE, in response to the World Well being Organisation.
(The New Arab, PC, Social Media)