The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported on Wednesday one death and 88 new Covid-19 cases after conducting 1,651 coronavirus tests over the past 24 hours.
In its daily report, the Ministry added that about 100 Covid-19 cases had recovered from the virus.
The total number of coronavirus cases that have been reported in the blockaded Gaza Strip since last March has jumped to 55,178, including 1,737 confirmed cases, the Ministry pointed out.
Since March, at least 52,891 Covid-19 cases have recovered, the Ministry continued, adding that the death toll has risen to 550.
The number of cases hospitalized due to the virus-related complications has reached 58, of them about 24 are described to be in critical condition, the Ministry concluded.