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Two coronavirus cases confirmed in Gaza Strip

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1441/7/27 - 2020/03/22

Gaza, March 22, 2020, SPA -- Gaza Strip has recorded its first two cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Health in the coastal enclave announced Sunday.

"Two Palestinians who had traveled from Pakistan tested positive for the virus," said the ministry's undersecretary, Youssef Abo al-Rish, adding that they have been quarantined in Rafah, a town near the Egyptian border, and did not enter the strip.

12:37 LOCAL TIME 09:37 GMT

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