The Governors of Hebron and Bethlehem decided this evening, Thursday, to close the Al-Abidiya road, “Wadi Al-Nar,” which connects the south with the central and northern West Bank to combat the outbreak of the Corona virus.
In a statement carried by Ma’an News Agency, the two governors said, “Due to the significant increase in the number of injuries and the inability of hospitals to absorb more casualties, and in implementation of government decisions, it has been decided to close the Al-Abidiya and Wadi Al-Nar road in both directions to the movement, with the exception of ambulances and medical personnel or whoever has prior permission And that from the morning of Friday, February 26 until the evening of Saturday, February 27. “
The Minister of Health, Mai al-Kaila, announced earlier today, Thursday, that 8 deaths were recorded in the West Bank, which were recorded as follows: “Bethlehem 2, Nablus 1, Hebron 4, Tulkarm 1”, and two deaths in the city of Jerusalem, and one death in the Gaza Strip .
She indicated that the new injuries were recorded as follows: “Qalqilya (67), Bethlehem (173), Hebron (307), Nablus (200), Salfit (69), Ramallah and Al-Bireh (332), Jericho and Al-Aghwar (33), Tubas (39), Tulkarm (80), the suburbs of Jerusalem (71), Jenin (62), Jerusalem (575), Gaza Strip (92).