טיפול בחולי קורונה במרכז הרפואי סורוקה
Medical staff treat a coronavirus patient at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva
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Medical staff treat a coronavirus patient at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva

Health Ministry: 116 coronavirus fatalities in Israel, 11,586 cases

COVID-19 has claimed 13 lives in past 24 hours, including 41-year-old woman and three residents of assisted living facilities; 183 people in serious condition, including 132 patients on ventilators; 1,855 people have now recovered from the disease

Adir Yanko |
Published: 04.13.20, 22:20
Israel has 11,586 confirmed coronavirus cases and the disease has now claimed the lives of 116 people, the Health Ministry said Monday night. The death toll has risen by 13 in 24 hours.
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  • There are currently 183 people in serious condition with COVID-19, of whom 132 patients are on ventilators. A total of 1,855 people have recovered from the disease.
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    טיפול בחולי קורונה במרכז הרפואי סורוקה
    Medical staff treat a coronavirus patient at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva
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    Monday's victims of the virus include a a 77-year-old man who died at Ziv Hospital in Safed. The man had underlying health problems, the hospital said.
    A short time earlier, a 91-year-old woman died in a Pardes Hana medical facility from COVID-19.
    The woman, who had underlying health conditions, was being treated at the medical facility after being moved there from her Jerusalem retirement home.
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    Treating coronavirus patients at Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva
    Also Monday, an 85-year-old woman died at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem just hours after a 41-year-old woman succumbed to the virus at Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot. Both had also suffered from underlying health issues.
    In Netanya, a man in his 80s passed away at Laniado Hospital from coronavirus complications. The hospital reported that he too had suffered from pre-existing health conditions.
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    An ambulance outside Yavne'el assisted living facility
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    Earlier, an 80-year-old woman passed away at Poriya Medical Center in Tiberias.
    She was a resident of a nursing home at Moshav Yavne'el in northern Israel, bringing the total number of COVID-19 victims in the assisted living facility to 13.
    In addition, Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem in Jerusalem said a 78-year-old coronavirus patient had died overnight Sunday. The hospital said he suffered from multiple serious underlying health problems.
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    Testing medical staff for coronavirus at Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem
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    The man was the fifth virus victim from Nofim assisted living facility in Jerusalem, where a social worker unknowingly infected some of the residents with the pathogen.
    Since the start of the epidemic, the number of nursing home residents who have died from COVID-19 has been disproportionately high, drawing much criticism from the relatives and prompting the state to announce a scheme to carry out thousands of tests a day at such facilities.
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