RAMALLAH, Palestine

Palestinian health authorities on Monday confirmed six additional fatalities due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Health Minister Mai al-Kaili said 543 new virus cases and 572 recoveries were also registered in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip over the past 24 hours.

According to the minister, 466 patients tested positive for the virus in the West Bank, and 77 patients in the Gaza Strip.

Monday’s tally brings the Palestinian virus count to 59,082 confirmed cases, including 484 deaths, and 51,806 recoveries.

*Ahmed Asmar contributed to this report from Ankara

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