5,616 New COVID-19 Cases in Israel

18 January, 2021   |   2 months ago

The Ministry of Health updated Monday morning that it documented 5,616 new COVID-19 cases over the past day.

Of the 63,516 tests done on Sunday, a very high 9.1% returned positive.

A high number of 1,130 patients hospitalized with Corona are in serious condition, 273 of them are on life support.

Over 2,116,257 Israelis have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, some 23.8% of the population.

Some 152,000 people were vaccinated on Sunday, 72,000 received the first dose, and 80,000 the second dose.

4,005 Israelis have died of the virus.