At the time of writing, Israel has passed 3,000 Corona deaths. According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, 3003 corona deaths have now been recorded since the pandemic broke out. At the same time, the number of cases of infection increases again after the country has gradually reopened after the second closure, writes the newspaper Times of Israel.
Read more about Corona shutdown in Israel HERE.
The number of Corona deaths has tripled in just three months – read more HERE.
On Sunday, 1710 new infections were registered, which gives a positive rate of 3.4 percent of tests and is thus an increase compared to recent days. Here, the proportion of positive tests was 2.4-2.9 percent.
At the time of writing, 383 people are seriously ill with Corona in Israel, 100 are on a respirator. 133 people are moderately ill and most of the 17,691 active cases have mild or no symptoms.
The Israeli authorities are concerned that 2046 healthcare workers are in quarantine, a doubling in just one week. If the increase in the number of infected continues, more restrictions may come into play.
At the same time, Israel has received a large shipment of Corona vaccines from Pfizer. The plan is for two million Israelis to be vaccinated immune in the course of six weeks – read more about it and the Danish connection which is responsible for vaccination logistics in Israel HERE.
Israel expects to be able to vaccinate the first Israelis next Sunday.
The Corona crisis has to a large extent also become a serious economic crisis which has made it even harder to be poor in Israel – read more HERE.