Corona virus – a situation in Israel and around the world
A statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this evening (Monday), at the end of Yom Kippur, stated that the health system’s action plan is to prepare for the treatment of 1,500 critically ill patients in Corona starting this coming Thursday.
Tonight, Netanyahu answered questions from Facebook surfers, referring to the fact that Israel is the first in the world to enter a general closure: “From my friends in Europe that it’s on the way there. Let’s do it right. Let’s do it together. We will win the corona. We will see the results of the closure in ten days if everyone keeps the rules.”
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At the same time, the Ministry of Health announced tonight that since yesterday, 4,252 new verified infections have been diagnosed with the corona virus out of 25,204 test results obtained. The rate of positive tests among the subjects stands at 15%. The hospitals hospitalize 1,532 patients, of whom 763 are in critical condition and 208 are respirated. Among the respirators were a 9-year-old girl and a 19-year-old. So far, 1,499 people have died in Israel from the plague – 49 since yesterday morning. These are data of two days: yesterday 3,426 infections were diagnosed in Corona and today 826.
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The health system expects particularly high data from verified in the coming days because of a bottleneck created against the background of continued testing, but limiting decoding in laboratories that did not work. Senior Health official: “Verified data released on Wednesday will be disrupted.”
The Ministry of Health has not yet updated the situation of the corona data, but yesterday the number of serious patients was 767. In recent weeks, the number of 800 serious patients was mentioned due to hospital insufficiency, but some estimated that a higher number of patients could be treated properly.
Netanyahu also stated that he was holding a series of discussions before Yom Kippur, “in which he outlined the necessary steps to prevent the spread of the corona, as well as discussions on the work plan that should be followed. Ministers, CEOs of Magen Israel” ) And other senior executives.
According to the announcement, the prime minister has determined that the order of the stages is a closure, a gradual transition to the corona routine until vaccination. Tomorrow, it was reported, the following issues are to be discussed:
“The action plan of the health system, according to the target set by the Prime Minister, for the treatment of 1,500 critically ill patients in Corona as of October 1st.
“Determining the goals for a gradual exit from the quarantine to the Corona routine. Discussion of the goals and indicators for assessing the situation and examining the required policy.
“Updating the picture of the stockpiling of vaccines.
“4. The situation of purchasing and using a set of speed tests.
5. The focus of information on the obligation to wear masks and the rules of social distance.
“Discussion of the digital capabilities and tools for the fight against Corona.
7. Increasing enforcement capabilities, increased fines and sanctions for breach of regulations.
8. Integrated program for the preparation of the education system for operation in the shadow of the corona.
9. Discussion of the protection and assistance program for the elderly population.
On Wednesday, the Corona Cabinet will convene to discuss these issues, the prime minister said, “and in particular the continuation of the closure outline, the criteria for moving to the next stages and additional measures to reduce morbidity.”
A senior minister attacked the top of the Ministry of Health and the project, Prof. Roni Gamzo: “I want to cry. From the moment we passed the 600 patients a day we lost control. This is a resounding failure of the top of the Ministry of Health “They did not see it. The Ministry of Health should have stood at the gate and shouted – but it was he who said there was no collapse and no closure was required.”
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