Health ministry declares Gaza’s first coronavirus death

France 24 | May 23, 2020 at 2:42 PM
  • Authorities in Gaza on Saturday reported the Palestinian enclave’s first novel coronavirus fatality, after a sharp rise in confirmed infections in recent days.
  • A wave of coronavirus infections among residents returning to Gaza has more than doubled the number of cases in the strip in recent days, raising fears of a bigger outbreak.
  • The impoverished enclave had managed to limit the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to no more than 20.