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Ambulance outside Wolfson Medical Center in Holon
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Ambulance outside Wolfson Medical Center in Holon

Israel's coronavirus death toll up to 132

Confirmed cases stand at 12,501; 180 in serious condition, out of which 133 receiving ventilator support; residents of Arab towns in Galilee asked to stay indoors amid spike in virus infections

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Updated: 04.15.20, 23:28
Israel's coronavirus death toll rose to 132, with confirmed cases standing at 12,501, health authorities confirmed Wednesday.
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  • Among the latest figures are 180 patients in serious condition, including 133 patients receiving ventilator support.
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    Ambulance outside Wolfson Medical Center in Holon
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    At least 174 patients are in moderate condition, while 9,454 only display mild symptoms and 2,563 patients have made a full recovery from the virus.
    There are currently 649 coronavirus patients receiving treatment in hospitals while 7,277 people are fighting the virus at home. Another 1,238 people are currently receiving treatment in specially designated hotels and 644 are awaiting a decision on whether they will be treated.
    The Health Ministry on Wednesday morning asked residents of the Arab village Deir al-Asad, in the Galilee region, to remain in their homes due to an "unusually high rate" of coronavirus spread in the community.
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    A police checkpoint at the entrance to the Arab village of Deir al-Asad
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    The residents of the neighboring villages of Majd al-Krum, Bi'ina and Nahf were also asked to stay indoors.
    As of Wednesday morning, there are 23 confirmed cases in Deir al-Asad, four in Nahf, three in Bi'ina and one in Majd al-Krum. Deir al-Asad has a population of over 12,000 people. The Health Ministry said the epidemiological investigation of the cases indicates there could be “hundreds” of potential infections in the area.

    First published: 21:30, 04.15.20
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