Israel has 13,265 confirmed coronavirus cases and 164 patients have succumbed to COVID-19, Health Ministry officials said Saturday evening.
The latest fatality was a 61-year-old man who died at the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Sava. He was said to have suffered from serious underlying health conditions.
There are 586 people currently hospitalized for coronavirus, 164 of them in serious condition. Of that number, 113 are on ventilators.
Currently, 7,130 people are being treated for the virus at home, 1,989 are in hotels dedicated to the treatment of mild cases of the virus.
As of Saturday evening, 3,247 people in Israel have recovered from the virus.
The government was set to meet Saturday night to approve the lifting of some of the stringent regulations put in place to curtail the spread of the virus.
From Monday, businesses that meet strict criteria such as testing customers for fever and upholding social distancing will be able to reopen.
Businesses that require close contact, such as hair and beauty salons, will remain closed along with malls. Schools were also to remain closed.