ISTANBUL

Health authorities in several Arab countries confirmed new cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus on Monday.

The Lebanese Health Ministry recorded one new fatality, raising the death toll to 19, along with a total of 541 confirmed cases.

In Morocco, the Health Ministry said the death toll climbed to 71 after one more death was seen.

The number of confirmed cases rose to 1,113, while recoveries reached 76.

The Palestinian government, for its part, recorded a total of 252 cases so far, with 12 of them in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

In Saudi Arabia, the Health Ministry announced

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