(COVID-19) Updates in Gaza Strip, June 4, 2020
💫MoH confirmed one new case of COVID 19 today. Which brings the total toll since the beginning of April 2020 to 70 cases; 18 of them have recovered, one patient died, and the remaining 51 are isolated under treatment. Most of the patients have been asymptomatic, and no critical cases recorded among them.
💫The preventive medical department at MOH is testing hundreds of samples among Gaza returnees for Covid-19. We are still awaiting the results.
💫MoH has ended mandatory quarantine for more than 577 returnees in the different quarantine centers.
💫MOH has a strategic plane to counter this outbreak in Gaza, but we need 59 million USD to urgently provide the health sector in Gaza with medical consumables, medicines, personal protective equipment PPE, ventilators, and examination kits to diagnose COVID19, to preserve the lives of the population.
💫MOH has received 1.8 million USD from partner organizations. We also appeal to pressurize the occupation authorities to end the suffocating siege that has been affecting all humanitarian aspects of 2 million Gazans for more than 13 years.
Palestinian Ministry of Health-Gaza
June 4, 2020