Key Updates

  • 60,164 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and 498 deaths
  • 55,209 confirmed cases in the West Bank, including 11,536 in East Jerusalem
  • 4,955 confirmed cases in Gaza, including 28 deaths
  • West Bank state of emergency has been extended to the end of October
  • Gaza lockdown measures imposed in August have been further eased but night curfew remains in place

Further Info

WHO situation report
OCHA situation report
MAP situation update
Top Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in ‘critical’ condition
Palestine doctor dies of coronavirus in Hebron
Gaza children struggle with studies during COVID-19 lockdown

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.