Covid: update on situation in Gaza

While the rate of infection is flattening in Israel, the West Bank is in crisis mode and Gaza rates continue to spike. Palestinians in the oPt have received 192,000 doses of vaccine for over 5 million people. Israeli society is opening up, using a Green Pass system to identify the vaccinated, and the oPt is locking down. Over the last week, Gaza experienced an 86% jump in new COVID-19 cases and a 44% increase in ICU patients. The hospitals in the oPt are facing dramatic shortages in basic and emergency needs.

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