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Live blog update| Israel-Palestine war

At least 30,000 wounded in the Strip, 202 medical staff killed

Ismail al-Thawabta, a spokesperson for Gaza’s government media office, gave an update on the health situation in Gaza on Friday. 

Speaking to Al Jazeera, he said that the situation in the Gaza Strip was dire. 

Here are some of the key points he mentioned. 

  • 25 hospitals have now been rendered out of service as a result of Israeli bombardment and a lack of fuel and electricity. 
  • A total of 250 medical facilities are no longer operational. 
  • There are at least 30,000 wounded people, with any remaining healthcare facilities at full capacity and no longer able to care for or treat patients. 
  • 202 health workers have been killed since the start of the war on 7 October.