Arab American University and the Palestinian Ministry of Health Announces 139 Cases of the New COVID Strain in Palestine

Monday, February 15, 2021

As part of the studies that the Arab American University laboratories do under collaboration with the Ministry of Health that ensured the existence of 41 new cases of the new COVID strain that recently appeared in Britain in September 2020, AAUP laboratories studied new samples that were received from the Ministry of Health and discovered 139 more new cases of the new COVID strain.

AAUP Laboratories

Dr. Nowar Qotob said that the collaboration with the Ministry of Health will continue in order to draw the pandemic map for COVID in Palestine to follow up the new strains due to its biological importance and its rapid spread.

Mr. Osama Najjar- the Allied Medical Services General Manager in the Ministry of Health ensured on the importance to follow up the cases of all the patients that tested positive and asked all patients to stay in self-quarantine and follow the safety precautions.