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Shaare Zedek stated: “Following the discovery of a positive patient, an epidemiological investigation was opened, from which it became clear that two patients who were with him in the room were also found positive. The patients were transferred to the crown ward. “She became infected and was transferred to solitary confinement. As a result, the visiting procedures were tightened and the hours were reduced in order to prevent new external infections as much as possible.”
As of the beginning of the week, about 800 medical staff members had been infected in Corona. According to data from the Ministry of Health from tonight (Wednesday), 3,157 medical professionals from around the country are currently in isolation, of whom 430 are doctors and 889 are nurses.
“In light of the increase in the number of verified and hotspots in these areas, there is an expectation of a continued concentration of congestion in the northern region and in Jerusalem. At this stage, the possibility of opening additional beds in the northern part of the country has been exhausted,” she wrote.