The Crisis Committee of the Palestinian Ministry of Health: The Gaza Strip enters a fifth wave of the COVID-19

MOH- Crisis Committee met to discuss the development of the epidemiological situation in the Gaza Strip, and to review the policies, procedures, and protocols related to the situation.

The meeting took place in the wake of the increase in daily recorded infections, which indicates that the Gaza Strip has entered a fifth wave of the BA5 variant of COVID 19.

This variant spreads faster than the original virus, However, the expected number of cases that might need medical care will not reach the previous wave numbers.
According to the committee, COVID-19 vaccines have proven their effectiveness in enhancing immunity, and the committee urges Gaza Strip Citizens to receive their poster shots and take the proper measurements to prevent infection.