Palestinian Health Ministry: Corona detection laboratories have been closed due to occupation forces seizing the necessary materials

Occupied al-Quds, (ST) - An official at the Palestinian Ministry of Health revealed today that the work of laboratories for detecting the corona virus has been stopped throughout occupied Palestine due to the Israeli occupation authorities seizing the necessary materials for the laboratories.

The official pointed out to the Ma'an News Agency that the work of corona detection laboratories had stopped throughout occupied Palestine due to a lack of laboratory materials and that the Israeli occupation seize  the materials necessary for work. This has been going on for more than a week, adding that , "often, the testing of citizens will stop because the laboratories have stopped working."

According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the number of new infections of corona virus in occupied Palestine reached 7,335, 45 have died, and 1,258 have recovered.

The occupation forces are using the Coronavirus epidemic to escalate their daily attacks against Palestinians, preventing volunteers and medical teams from reaching the infected persons , from  working to limit the spread of the epidemic, and preventing the delivery of medicines and materials for examinations to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Raghda Sawas

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