מחאה של משפחות הדיירים בבית אבות משען בבאר שבע
Relatives of Mishan nursing home residents outside the assisted living facility
Photo: Haim Horenshtein
Relatives of Mishan nursing home residents outside the assisted living facility

Israel's coronavirus death toll up to 51, with 8,611 confirmed cases

The Health Ministry says there has been a rise of 760 confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, with an 11% jump in the number of COVID-19 patients in serious condition; 3 people have died at Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center in past 24 hours

Itamar Eichner, Adir Yanko |
Published: 04.06.20 , 09:09
Another two people have died from complications related to coronavirus, bringing the country's death toll to 51, health officials said Monday. The Health Ministry added the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Israel currently stands at 8,611.
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  • Health authorities said there has been a rise of 760 confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.
    מחאה של משפחות הדיירים בבית אבות משען בבאר שבעמחאה של משפחות הדיירים בבית אבות משען בבאר שבע
    Relatives of Mishan nursing home residents outside the assisted living facility
    (Photo: Haim Horenshtein)
    Of the latest number, 141 people are in serious condition, including 107 patients on ventilators, the number represents an 11 percent jump over the past 24 hours.
    Some 191people remain in moderate condition. Another 7,643 people have mild symptoms and 585 have made a full recovery.
    Hospitals are treating 763 patients, while 5,279 people are fighting the virus at home. Another 875 people are currently in specially designated hotels and 1,058 are awaiting a decision on whether they will be treated.
    לוחמי הצנחנים וחטיבת הקומנדו מחלקים מנות מזון בבני ברקלוחמי הצנחנים וחטיבת הקומנדו מחלקים מנות מזון בבני ברק
    Army prepares food packages to be delivered to the elderly
    (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
    Three people have died at the Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center near Tel Aviv over the past 24 hours, including a 96-year-old woman with underlying health conditions, an 80-year-old man with a terminal illness and a 60-year-old man whose organ systems have collapsed as a result of the disease.
    On Sunday, a 98-year-old woman with underlying health conditions died at Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem from coronavirus related complications.
    פתיחת מתחם בדיקות קורונה לאוכלוסיית המהגרים בדרום תל אביבפתיחת מתחם בדיקות קורונה לאוכלוסיית המהגרים בדרום תל אביב
    Doctors at a coronavirus testing center in south Tel Aviv
    Earlier, a 61-year-old woman - hospitalized at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon - and a 63-year-old man - was hospitalized at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem - both passed away from complications related to the virus.
    Another fatality is an 84-year-old Dalia Salmona who had been treated at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva, having contracted the virus at Mishan nursing home in the southern city where five other COVID-19 victims lived. The assisted living facility has been heavily criticized for neglecting the elderly residents.
    All victims suffered from underlying health conditions.

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