Despite Early-Warnings COVID-19 has Now Arrived in Gaza

Published September 3rd, 2020 - 07:26 GMT
Public transport has become a hazard in Gaza /AFP
Public transport has become a hazard in Gaza /AFP
Cases of Covid-19 have now been detected in people living within the Gaza Strip. On 25 August the first community transmission was reported when four members of the same family were tested positive for the virus. Following the news, the entire coastal-strip was put into a 48-hour curfew.   When Al Bawaba first spoke to Dr Khamis Elessi, Associate Professor and Head of the Evidence-Based Policy Unit at the Islamic University of Gaza, in late March he warned that if Covid-19 cases b

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