Source: Adel Hana

Key Updates

  • 400 confirmed cases among Palestinian citizens in Israel
  • 13 confirmed cases in the Gaza Strip
  • 271 confirmed cases in the West Bank (excluding East Jerusalem) with 2 fatalities
  • East Jerusalem cases remain in question
  • Low number of cases in the OPT may reflect limited testing capacity
  • Palestinian Ministry of Social Development estimates at least 53,000 families have fallen below poverty line in recent weeks due to loss of income

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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.