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Gaza is close to new wave of coronavirus

Salama Maarouf

Salama Maarouf

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Salama Maarouf, head of the government media office, announced on  Tuesday, that the Gaza Strip is on the cusp of a new wave of Corona virus waves, "according to the assessment of the Ministry of Health." 

In light of the increase in the record of injuries during the past ten days.


Maarouf stated that the indicators of the Ministry of Health and its working staff indicate that this wave is less severe than the first, indicating that there is an ongoing evaluation and follow-up of the epidemiological situation.

According to Maarouf, the Ministry of Health recommends intensifying government efforts to follow up on compliance with the protocols for the work of various facilities and facilities, and urging citizens not to be complacent and adhere to safety and personal protection measures.

He clarified that there is nothing that requires taking any precautionary steps or measures, explaining that "this matter is subject to a momentary evaluation, and in the event that any new developments are found in this aspect, the Ministry of Health will take measures according to what was previously approved within the government action plan to confront the pandemic."


Maarouf indicated that the main indicator is the ability of the Ministry of Health to deal with the case, the injured who need medical care in intensive care, and the critically ill. Especially oxygen and the ability to provide it, is the main component of treatment.