Key Updates

  • 71,501  confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and 607 deaths
  • 62,570 confirmed cases in the West Bank, including 12,079 in East Jerusalem
  • 8,931 confirmed cases in Gaza, including 42 deaths
  • In the West Bank, lockdowns of badly-affected areas have been imposed, as has a ban has on public gatherings including weddings and graduation parties
  •  The Ministry of Health in Gaza has imposed strict lockdown measures

Further Info

WHO situation report
OCHA situation report
MAP situation update
Palestinian lady invents smart machine to beat COVID-19
Palestine intensifies measures ahead of third wave of coronavirus
Veteran Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat dies aged 65
Scores of Palestinian prisoners infected with coronavirus

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.