Health Ministry posts 5,399 new cases of coronavirus

Yaron Druckman |
Published: 01.12.21 , 20:48
The Health Ministry reported Tuesday evening 5,399 new cases of coronavirus out some 74,000 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, meaning 7.3% of all tests came back positive.
There were 1,078 Israelis hospitalized in serious condition with COVID-19, 269 of them were on ventilators.
Meanwhile, the ministry updated the number of infections reported on Monday to 9,665 - the highest number of daily cases reported since the outbreak of the pandemic in Israel.
The national death COVID-19 toll climbed to 3,756 with 12 Israelis dying of the disease on Tuesday alone.