According to an initial inspection by the police force at the place, it emerged that the patient had been in Eilat since yesterday, was a guest and also used the hotel pool. “The police officers acted with a real risk to their health and all with the aim of protecting public peace,” the police statement said.
Concurrent with the arrest, the Ministry of Health updated that 1,358 people had been diagnosed in Corona since Friday morning. This increased the number of verified infections in Israel to 72,163. Yesterday, results were obtained for 22,890 tests, with the percentage of positive for the virus being 6.1%. The test data and their results are not final and may change in subsequent updates from the Ministry of Health.
The number of active patients is 26,542. 757 patients are hospitalized in the hospitals, of whom 95 are respirators and 328 are seriously ill. Currently, 523 people have died from the corona virus in Israel.