Two Palestinian Prisoners Test Positive for COVID-19

Palestinian artists exhibit solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have contracted the coronavirus inside Israeli prisons.(Photo: Fawzi Mahmoud, The Palestine Chronicle)

Two Palestinian prisoners in Israeli Ofer prison were tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Hassan Mohammed Shahadeh from Bethlehem and Saleem Mohammed Idrees from Hebron (Al-Khalil), were infected with the virus and transferred by the Israeli Prison Services (IPS) to section 18, which has been designated for quarantine.

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17 cases have been recorded among Palestinian prisoners since the outbreak of the epidemic, including two released prisoners whose infection was discovered a day after their release from Israeli jails.

(WAFA, PC, Social Media)

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