In Jerusalem 3,795 active patients, in Bnei Brak 1,918, in Tel Aviv 1,905, in Ashdod 1,136, in Beitar Illit 883, in Petah Tikva 730, in Beit Shemesh 588, in Rishon Lezion 534, in Bat Yam 511, in Lod 503, in Holon 480, in Modi’in Illit 426, in Netanya 409, in Haifa 391, in Be’er Sheva 386, in Ramat Gan 373, in Rehovot 358, in Ramla 339, in Kiryat Gat 328, in Kiryat Malachi 277, in Ashkelon 267, in Rahat 261, in Elad 257 and in Raanana 252.
Since last Saturday, 1,541 patients have been diagnosed in Jerusalem, 848 in Bnei Brak, 560 in Tel Aviv, 479 in Beitar Illit, 329 in Petah Tikva, 327 in Ashdod, 280 in Beit Shemesh, 218 in Lod, 215 in Haifa, 206 in Rishon Lezion, 193 in Modi’in Illit, 191 in Holon, 163 in Ashkelon , 151 in Netanya, 145 in Be’er Sheva, 145 in Ramat Gan, 143 in Kiryat Gat, 135 in Rehovot, 127 in Bat Yam, 126 in Elad, 118 in Ramla and 110 in Gan Yavne.
The number of active patients soared very sharply this month. On the morning of July 1, there were 7,838 active patients in Israel, and as of tonight there are 26,323 in Israel – that is, the number of active patients jumped 3.3 times in 17 days.
In addition, at the beginning of the month there were 56 patients in a difficult condition, and tonight – after the change in definitions – the number jumped to 208 – that is, almost four times. The number of respirators more than doubled from 24 to 56. In addition, the number of deaths this month rose from 320 to 392. In other words, 72 corona patients died in Israel in July.
Since the update last night, 268 new infections have been diagnosed in Jerusalem: 177 in Bnei Brak, 91 in Tel Aviv, 55 in Ashdod, 70 in Beitar Illit, 56 in Beit Shemesh and 71 in Petah Tikva.
Meanwhile, the corona wards – which were almost empty in May – are filling up. According to data from the Ministry of Health, occupancy in the corona ward at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital is 150%, in Assaf Harofeh 104%, in Shaare Zedek 102%, in Sheba 100% and in Ichilov 82%.
2,886 medical staff are in isolation, including 510 doctors and 812 nurses.
In the IDF, too, the number of soldiers infected in Corona continues to rise, and since yesterday another 60 new carriers have been diagnosed. As of tonight, 786 servicemen in regular, permanent service and IDF employees have been infected with the virus. The IDF spokesman said that everyone was in a light condition. As of yesterday, 10,615 servants are in home isolation.
Meanwhile, the Defense Minister’s Office said that more than 600 civilians had evacuated to the Corona hotels yesterday. According to them, this is a record since the beginning of the plague. A total of about 1,800 patients were evacuated to hotels over the past week.
There are currently 20 Corona hotels open to the sick and isolated, and under the instructions of Defense Minister Bnei Gantz, the system will expand next week and the activity will focus on cutting the contagion chains and working together with the various ministries and mayors and localities.