On January 18, Israel reached a sad milestone with 4,000 Corona deaths, writes the Times of Israel newspaper.
Over the past month alone, 1,000 Israelis have died of Corona in Israel – by mid-December 2020, 3,000 Israelis had died of Corona, read more HERE.
A total of 1945 Corona-infected people are hospitalized, 1177 are seriously ill. There are 81,000 active cases in the country.
At the same time, the vaccine program is in full swing, at the time of writing, over 2.1 million Israelis have received the first dose of the Corona vaccine. 309,000 Israelis have received both doses. Israel hopes to be able to vaccinate the entire adult population over 16 (those who want to be vaccinated, there is NO vaccination requirement in Israel) with both doses before the end of March – read more HERE.
Israel is in its third lockdown in the fight against the spread of infection.