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First Palestinian Coronavirus Death Reported in West Bank

Palestinian volunteers sterilize a street in Gaza City, March 22, 2020.

Palestinian volunteers sterilize a street in Gaza City, March 22, 2020.

Photographer: Khaled Omar/Xinhua via Getty Images

The first Palestinian coronavirus death has been reported in the West Bank.

Government spokesman Ibrahim Mulhem said a 64-year-old woman from the village of Bedu northwest of Jerusalem has died.