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Gaza reports first coronavirus death

Gaza strip has reported its first coronavirus death, Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said on Saturday.

ANI | Updated: 23-05-2020 22:26 IST | Created: 23-05-2020 22:25 IST
Gaza reports first coronavirus death
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Gaza, May 23 (Sputnik/ANI): Gaza strip has reported its first coronavirus death, Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said on Saturday.

"A 77-year-old woman with COVID-19 died in a hospital in the Rafah Border Crossing, she had recently returned to Gaza from Egypt," he said.

Palestine has confirmed 55 COVID-19 cases from the start of the pandemic. Thirty-nine of them remain under quarantine, while sixteen people have recovered, according to the official. The number of deaths from COVID-19 across Palestine now stands at four. (Sputnik/ANI)


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