Israel says over 50,000 Palestinian workers vaccinated against COVID in first week of drive

Israel says over 50,000 Palestinian workers employed inside Israel and in settlements have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first week of the inoculation campaign it is leading.

According to the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, there is high demand by Palestinian laborers

Eight vaccination centers have opened at West Bank crossings and another four in industrial zones.

A Palestinian worker gets vaccinated by Israeli Magen David Adom staff at the Sha’ar Efraim checkpoint in the West Bank, March 4, 2021 (COGAT)

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