3 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Gaza: health ministry

The Hamas-run health ministry announced that three new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night.

In a press statement emailed to Xinhua, the ministry said the three new cases were recorded during their quarantine at one of the medical centers run by the ministry in southern Gaza.

The number of Palestinians infected with COVID-19 in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem has reached 546, according to the health ministry.

The number of cases infected by the virus in the Gaza Strip has reached 20, the statement noted.

Meanwhile, Mail al-Kaila, Palestinian health minister in the West Bank, reported in a press statement 54 new recovered cases, raising the number of recoveries in the Palestinian territories to 222.