Key Updates

  • 172 confirmed cases in East Jerusalem
  • 355 confirmed cases in the remainder of the West Bank
  • 20 confirmed cases in the Gaza Strip
  • 14,875 Palestinians are in quarantine
  • State of Emergency including school closures and travel restrictions in the West Bank extended until 5 June

Further Info

OCHA weekly update
UNRWA weekly update
WHO situation report
MAP situation update
Palestine extends state of emergency 
UN officials call for release of detained Palestinian children amid pandemic
Coronavirus leads to upswing for Palestinian textile industry
Palestinians mark Nakba online due to coronavirus
UNRWA launches coronavirus emergency appeal for Palestine refugees
Violence spreads in the West Bank amid COVID-19
Palestine advocates step up fight under COVID-19
Palestinian Refugees in the West Bank confront the COVID-19 crisis

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.