The PLO Negotiations Affairs Division introduced in the present day that the Secretary-Basic of the PLO Govt Committee, Saeb Erekat, was moved to a hospital in Israel.
The division stated Erekat, who final week examined constructive for coronavirus, was moved to a hospital in Israel resulting from persistent respiratory well being points he had been struggling, which requires particular medical care.
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat transferred to Israeli hospital for COVID therapy | Dwell updateshttps://t.co/W9kLoLlXHT
— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) October 18, 2020
Minister of Well being Mai Alkaila confirmed in the present day that six folks died of coronavirus, 389 new circumstances have been recorded and 336 sufferers recovered throughout Palestine over the past 24 hours.
She identified that 5 of the deaths have been within the West Financial institution, whereas the sixth was within the Gaza Strip.
Palestinians in occupied #Jerusalem carry out daybreak prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound after an ease in coronavirus restrictions imposed by the #Israeli occupation authorities for almost a month, in the present day. pic.twitter.com/VUuDIe79sp
— The Inside Palestine (@TheInsidePal) October 18, 2020
Alkaila stated 47 of the brand new infections within the West Financial institution have been in Hebron district, 53 in Nablus district, 16 in Bethlehem district, 36 in Tulkarm, 16 in Qalqilya, 31 in Jenin, 29 in Ramallah, 22 in Jericho, 7 in Salfit, 6 in Tubas, and seven others within the West Financial institution aspect of the Jerusalem district. In the meantime, 119 new circumstances have been registered within the Gaza Strip.
Alkaila stated 40 coronavirus sufferers stay in intensive care, six of them are on respirators.
No particulars of the variety of circumstances in occupied East Jerusalem have been accessible.
(Palestine Chronicle, WAFA, Social Media)