Key Updates

  • 37,214 confirmed cases in the occupied Palestinian territory and 225 deaths
  • Cases in Gaza Strip tripled since last week to 1,551, including 11 deaths
  • 35,663 confirmed cases in the West Bank, including 8,550 in East Jerusalem
  • Lockdown of badly-affected areas has been imposed in the West Bank, as has a ban has on public gatherings including weddings and graduation parties

Further Info

WHO situation report
OCHA situation report
MAP situation update
Palestine records highest daily coronavirus infections
Palestine reaches record number of coronavirus deaths
Episode 2 of Mondoweiss’ 5-part series on Covid-19 in Palestine: Refugee Camps At Risk

Take Action

Israel’s blockade on Gaza will have catastrophic effects on the spread and fatality of coronavirus within the besieged strip. We must urge the UK to use its diplomatic power to put end to this, so that Palestinians can gain access to the healthcare they need during this crisis. Write to your MP today.