The Ministry of Health announced this morning (Friday) that 1,072 new infections in Corona were diagnosed in Israel yesterday. The rate of positive among the infected was 2%. 275 patients are hospitalized in critical condition, 117 of them also respiratory. The reliefs are continuing for the time being and this morning malls around the country were opened as part of a pilot – but the government is closely monitoring the changes in the coefficient of infection.
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333,443 people have been diagnosed with an epidemic in Israel to date. 2,834 corona patients died. As of this morning, 9,575 Israelis are defined as active patients who have not yet recovered from the virus. The largest number of active patients comes from Jerusalem, where there are 1,207. Then Nazareth with 444, Haifa with 350, Tel Aviv-Yafo with 296 and Umm al-Fahm with 211.
52,526 tests were performed yesterday, with 2% returning positive. The decline in the number of serious patients continues – but in the total number of patients the decline has been halted. 949 of the 1,027 new infections diagnosed yesterday were identified outside the defined distribution areas.