A patient infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) receives treatment in Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya, Turkey on 9 September 2020. [Orhan Çiçek - Anadolu Agency]
Two Palestinians died on Tuesday of COVID-19, the death toll among Palestinians living abroad to 319, reported the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.
The ministry said in a statement that two Palestinians, including a doctor, succumbed to coronavirus in Turkey, where eight Palestinians died of the highly contagious disease.
Four new coronavirus cases were, meanwhile, recorded among Palestinians in Turkey.
According to the Ministry’s database, 7,594 Palestinians have contracted the virus since the outbreak of the pandemic.