Coronavirus Claims Lives of 301 Palestinians Abroad

Coronavirus Claims Lives of 301 Palestinians Abroad

A Palestinian medical staffer at the Dura hospital in the West Bank city of Dura near Hebron, on July 9, 2020. (Wisam Hashlamoun/FLASH90)

Three more Palestinians living abroad have died of the novel coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 301, reported the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affair and Expatriates on Monday.

Two Palestinian refugees in their 70s have succumbed to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia, where a total 103 Palestinians have been pronounced dead.

A 45-year-old Palestinian man also died of coronavirus in the United States, raising the death toll among Palestinians in the US to 88.

The ministry’s database indicates that so far, 7,036 Palestinians have tested positive for COVID-19 in the diaspora since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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