Gaza sees highest single-day COVID death toll

The Gaza Strip has recorded the highest number of daily deaths since the coronavirus broke out in the Palestinian enclave.

The Health Ministry reports that 17 Palestinians have died from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 694.

A Palestinian man and his wife ride a donkey cart past street art showing doctors mask-clad due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Nusseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on November 16, 2020. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)
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