State of Palestine

Istanbul hosts first int'l China-Palestine conference

Experts and academics from around the world on Oct. 30 gathered in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul to discuss, for the first time, relations between China and Palestine as well as the country's role and impact on the Palestine-Israel conflict.

The one-day conference is hosted by the Asia Middle East Forum in Istanbul.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 5643 New Cases, 154 Dead, 25,425 Newly Vaccinated in Last 24h

The new cases of coronavirus in our country for the past 24 hours are 5643 with 41 613 tests performed, the data from the Unified Information Portal show.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria is 587,765. The active cases are 90,543.

Week-on-week coronavirus case count more than doubles to 1,500

Ljubljana – Almost 1,500 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Slovenia on Saturday in what is an increase of 138% week-on-week, while the positivity rate increased on a daily basis by more than three percentage points to 33.5%, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) reported.

6.748 newly infected, the greatest number of dead so far

60 people died.
There are 282 patients on respirators.
Epidemiologist and member of the Crisis Staff, Dr Branislav Tiodorovic, said that doctors suggested switching to online classes for at least ten days, but as that proposal was not adopted, he does not expect the epidemiological situation to stabilize since the number of infected children is growing in Serbia.

Number of coronavirus cases up nearly 30% week-on-week

Ljubljana – A total of 632 new coronavirus cases were confirmed with PCR tests in Slovenia on Saturday, as the epidemic’s curve continues to rise, a trend recorded earlier this week, shows data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). The figure compares to only 489 cases recorded on Saturday last week, which makes for a 29% weekly rise.

Week-on-week decline in coronavirus cases, positivity rate up

Ljubljana – A week-on-week drop in coronavirus cases was recorded on Friday as 993 cases were confirmed in almost 5,000 tests for a positivity rate of 19.9%, almost two percentage points more than a week before. Both the seven-day average and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 people were down.

545 new coronavirus cases confirmed, hospital figures flat

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 545 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, down slightly on the week before. Hospital numbers remained flat.

The latest figure bring the 14-day case notification rate per 100,000 population to 621 and the seven-day average of new daily cases stands at 1,038, according to the National Institute of Public Health.

Pets enjoy some pampering in Palestinian clinic

A new animal clinic has opened in the occupied West Bank, part of a growing tendency among Palestinians to raise and pamper pets.

Veterinarian Ahmed Al-Amad's "Royal Care Vet Clinic", in the city of Nablus, is one of the few facilities in the Palestinian Territories offering grooming services for cats, dogs and other animals, and boarding while their owners travel.

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