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PALESTINE

154,557

Total Cases

1,769

Total Deaths

143,611

Total Recovered

9,177

Total Active Cases

+12

New Deaths

+494

New Cases


via arabnews01/22/2021

Real Madrid coach Zidane positive for Covid-19 - Arab News

MADRID: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish club announced Friday. The positive test comes a day before Madrid travel to Alaves in La Liga seeking to bounce back from an embarrassing midweek Copa del Rey exit. “Real Madrid C.F. report that our coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19,” the club said in a statement.

via menafn01/19/2021

Groups: Vaccine Roll-Out Exposes Israel's Inhumane Acts of Apartheid - MENAFN.COM

PNN/ Bethlehem/

The Palestinian NGOs Network (PNGO) and the Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) and the Palestinian National Institute for NGOs (PNIN) are concerned that since commencing the roll out of a vaccine against COVID-19 in December 2020, the Israeli occupying authorities have implemented its v

via menafn01/17/2021

Palestine- Number of prisoners with COVID-19 hits 249 - MENAFN.COM

PNN/ Jerusalem/

The media advisor to the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Affairs Authority, Hassan Abed Rabbo, said that there has been a noticeable increase in the number of people infected with Coronavirus in the occupation prisons, and the total number reached 249 after four new cases were recorded, three of them in Rimon prison and the fourth in the


via greenfieldreporter01/14/2021

State expands vaccinations to 70 and older - Greenfield Daily Reporter

HANCOCK COUNTY — Indiana opened up COVID-19 vaccinations to those age 70 and older Wednesday. The new group joins residents of long-term care facilities, first-responders and health care workers who have in-person contact with patients or infectious material in any health-care setting. Wednesday’s announcement follows the state’s expansion of vaccinations to those 80 and older

via arabnews01/22/2021

Palestine make football history with win over Kuwait - Arab News

Palestine are confident of a revival in their footballing fortunes after making history by defeating Kuwait for the first time. Sameh Maraaba headed the only goal of Monday night’s friendly at Kuwait City’s Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium with 19 minutes remaining, and despite pressure from the 1980 Asian champions, the visitors saw the game out. This was a welcome and

via lutheranworld.org01/21/2021

Raising hope, raising spirits - The Lutheran World Federation

In a fundraising campaign to support a fellow Lutheran church school, The Evangelical Lutheran School of Aszód, a school of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary has raised USD 2,700 for the Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope in Ramallah, Palestine an Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land school.


via voanews01/16/2021

Distrust, Division and Doubt Cloud Palestinian Election Call - Voice of America

Beset by political infighting, split between three territories and distrustful of their institutions, many Palestinians are skeptical that their first national elections in 15 years will bring change - or even happen at all.   President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that parliamentary and presidential elections would be held later this year in a bid to heal long-standing divisions. His main rival, the militant Islamist group Hamas, welcomed the move.   The announcement is widely seen as a gesture aimed at pleasing U.S.

via arabnews01/15/2021

How artists in coronavirus-hit Middle East found strength in solidarity - Arab News

DUBAI: Art is cross-cultural and cross-border in form, function and meaning. So since the coronavirus pandemic struck, fairs, exhibition spaces, concert halls, museums and performing arts centers across the world have been forced to close their doors and cancel events, threatening the livelihoods of artists and depriving societies of joys they once took for granted.

via menafn01/13/2021

30 deaths of COVID-19 in Palestine during past 24 hours - MENAFN.COM

PNN/ Ramallah/

The Minister of Health, Mai Al-Kaila, announced that 30 deaths, 978 new cases of Coronavirus, and 1670 recoveries were recorded during the past 24 hours.

Al-Kaila confirmed during the daily report on the epidemiological situation in Palestine, on Wednesday that new deaths were recorded in the governorates as follows: Hebron (4

via news.yahoo01/11/2021

Palestinian health ministry approves Russian COVID-19 vaccine - Russian wealth fund - Yahoo News

Palestine's health ministry has registered the main Russian vaccine against COVID-19, known as Sputnik V, for domestic use, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Monday. The first shipment of the shot is expected to arrive next month, with all deliveries expected in the first quarter of this year, said the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is responsible for marketing the vaccine abroad. It did not disclose how many doses will be shipped to Palestine.

via factsandlogic.org01/09/2021

Media tell new lies about Israel excluding Palestinians from the Covid vaccine - Flame

Media outlets, including the Washington Post, NPR and the notoriously anti-Israel British paper The Guardian, have plastered spurious and arguably libelous headlines asserting that Israel is preventing Palestinians from being vaccinated. “Palestinians excluded from Israeli Covid vaccine rollout as jabs go to settlers” read The Guardian’s headline.


via greenfieldreporter01/19/2021

County records 146 COVID-19 cases over weekend - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Staff reports HANCOCK COUNTY -- The county added 146 COVID-19 cases over the weekend, raising its total to 6,425. After reporting deaths from the novel coronavirus for four days in a row, Hancock County did not report any over the weekend, keeping that total at 97. The county added 467 COVID-19 tests Monday, bringing that

via towardfreedom.org01/17/2021

Covid-19 under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering of Palestinians - Toward Freedom

Israel’s decision to exclude Palestinians from its COVID-19 vaccination campaign may have surprised many. Even by Israel’s poor humanitarian standards, denying Palestinians access to life-saving medication seems extremely callous. Amnesty International, among many organizations, condemned the Israeli government’s decision to bar Palestinians from receiving the vaccine. The rights group described the Israeli action as evidence of the “institutionalized discrimination that defines the Israeli government’s policy towards Palestinians.”

via menafn01/16/2021

Groups demand pressure on Israeli Occupation to provide vaccines to Palestinians - MENAFN.COM

PNN/ Bethlehem/

PNGO Health sector and Human Rights Organizations have called the international community and the United Nations to immediately intervene to pressure the Israeli occupation authority to fulfil its obligations according to the Fourth Geneva Convention and to provide the Palestinians with COVID vaccines without discrimina

via arabnews01/14/2021

Fearful Lebanese stay home as COVID-19 cases hit new high - Arab News

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s security forces have praised public compliance with lockdown measures as the country struggles to reduce a dramatic rise in the number of coronavirus cases. Internal Security Forces spokesman Col. Joseph Mousallem told Arab News that the rate of commitment to the curfew was 90 percent across the country, including poorer districts, where residents previously

via greenfieldreporter01/13/2021

Most vulnerable residents get shots - Greenfield Daily Reporter

HANCOCK COUNTY -- COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to those age 80 and older, and members of that population have started taking advantage of the opportunity in the county.The state expanded vaccinations to the age group from health care workers and those in similar fields last Friday.Officials opened up vaccinations to the group due to