1,785 new coronavirus cases, 1 of every 11 virus tests returns positive

Yaron Druckman |
Published: 07.31.20 , 09:24
The Health Ministry reported on Friday that 1,785 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the previous 24 hours.
Health authorities conducted 20,846 coronavirus tests on Thursday, 8.8% of which returned positive - meaning 1 of every 11 tests yielded a positive result.
Nine Israelis have passed away due to complications of COVID-19, bringing the country's virus-related fatalities to 503.