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The United Nations’ Middle East peace envoy on Sunday expressed grave concern over the situation in the Palestinian territories, urging Israel to do more to help contain the coronavirus pandemic in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

COVID-19 has had a harsh impact on socio economic activities around the world. It is now a worrying issue for the Palestinian people since its economy is in a decreasing curve due the war against Israel.

The UN has indicated that the medical consequences would be a negative shock to the State. Since it’s not ready to take over a pandemic.

As of Sunday afternoon, 288 coronavirus cases were known to Ramallah authorities, according to Palestinian Authority government spokesperson Ibrahim Milhim.