Medical staff performing Islamic funeral prayers prior to the burial of COVID-19 victims. Photo via social media
25 more Palestinians taking refuge in the US have tested positive for the novel coronavirus Covid-19, reported the Palestinian Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry on Wednesday.
In a press statement, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said that 25 Palestinians living in the US have contracted COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases among Palestinians in the US to 5,834.
According to the ministry’s database, the death toll among Palestinians in the US stands at 98.
So far, 332 Palestinians have succumbed to the deadly virus in foreign countries since the outbreak of the pandemic.