(MENAFN- Palestine News Network) PNN/ Bethlehem/
Palestinian government spokesman, Ibrahim Milhem on Thursday morning announced a new case of coronavirus, bring ing he total number of the infected people to 31, 30 of them in Bethlehem and one in Tulkarem.
Melhem said the latest case was a woman aged 29 from Beit Jala town in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
Meanwhile the youngest was a two-year-old girl, in addition to a pregnant woman in her 20's.
Melhem confirmed that all patients were in good health and had no health complications.
The deadly virus started to spread in the West Bank after a case was reported in a Greek tourist group that had visit Bethlehem.
Palestine declared a state of emergency on Thursday over the breakout of the coronavirus, where Bethlehem is locked down and thousands are in quarantine.
A specialized hospital was also prepared to deal with the coronavirus disease.
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