The Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry announced late last night that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among Palestinians in the diaspora has risen to 2,509 while the death toll stood at 160, and recoveries reached 1,354.
It said 91 Palestinians tested positive for the virus in the US, bringing the total confirmed cases among Palestinian expatriates in that country to 1,121 as the death toll stood at 63.
Among the 91 cases new cases in the US, 80 contracted the virus after attending a wedding party in Chicago, 11 others were recorded in Dallas and Michigan.
Within the Palestinian territories, Palestinian Minister of Health, Dr. Mai Keela, announced the death of eight Palestinians as a result of infection with the Coruna virus.
The last of these deaths was in the Hebron Governorate for a forty-year-old a woman and a seventy-year-old man in addition to Twenty-year-old girl in Jerusalem.