A Palestinian suffering from H1N1, also known as swine flu, died in the central West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday bringing the death toll to six since the virus outbreak started.

This is the second death case in the West Bank this week, as a patient died of swine-flu this past Monday.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported that there are currently at least 1100 persons suffering infected with the H1N1 virus in the West Bank.

The ministry warned that the number of cases is likely yo increase in the West Bank during winter season.