After last weekend's alarms when by covid-19 reported, that there is a tense and wary atmosphere in the Gaza strip, the palestinian enclave, which is sandwiched between Israel, Egypt and the Mediterranean sea. Of the two, however, arrived at Gaza, in Pakistan, and there is a suspicion that they had brought the infection on.
With more than two million people, who inhabit the 362 square kilometres of counts of the Gaza strip to the folktätaste regions of the world. The vast majority of the population is living in such close quarters with one another, in a crowded refugee camp, where it is common to have large families.
”the world's biggest prison” - the border crossings to Israel and Egypt is notorious svårforcerade, and Israel to maintain the then 13-year blockade, which in particular has hit the health service hard.
the Gaza strip has 60 intensivvårdsplatser and is in the hospital, there is a shortage of equipment and medicine.
Yet there was the hope that The trapped mode would be an advantage, as it is a new coronavirus began to spread on the seriousness of the world. But not any more.
Mattias Schmale, operations manager of Gaza for UNRWA, the UN aid agencies for palestinian refugees, comparing the Gaza strip with a cruise liner, the Diamond Princess, which for a while was the largest of the cluster of coronasmittade on the side of China.
the rulers of the enclave, has been for the past two weeks, ordered the closure of schools and open-air markets. Now is also the mosques will be closed down. Gazaborna trying to hold on to in the isolation.
"But there is a risk of infection has probably been inundated with all of this," says the police officer Imad Isa, on the phone from Gaza city to the ROTOR.
the police arrested a would-be husband in the future. He had set out to celebrate a bachelor party out on the town with your friends.
Imad Isa, saying that it is stocked up with food.
" It's not a lack of food, but the prices have gone up.
In Israel, the closer to 1, 700 in the case of the covid-19 have been reported. Two people have died. Palestinian health authorities said that 68 persons infected with the coronavirus in the region.<