As of Thursday morning, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel stands at 14,592, while 191 patients have succumbed to the disease, health officials confirmed.
Among the latest fatalities is a 94-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman, both of whom passed away at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv. The two suffered from Alzheimer's disease and lived at the Sophie & Abraham Stuchynski Israeli Alzheimer's Medical Center in Ramat Gan.
Of the latest number, 136 patients are in serious condition, a decline of 8% in the past 24 hours, including 107 in need of ventilator support, a decline of 2%. At least 112 patients are in moderate condition and 8,819 have mild symptoms.
The number of Israelis who have recovered from the virus now stands at 5,334. The number of recoveries has now exceeded the number of new diagnoses for the eighth day in a row.
There are currently 455 coronavirus patients receiving treatment in hospitals while 6,207 people are fighting the virus at home.
Another 2,384 people are currently receiving treatment in specially designated hotels and 21 are awaiting a decision on whether they will be treated.
In the meantime, an 86-year-old elderly man who last week was released from Baruch Padeh (Poriya) Medical Center in Tiberias after recovering from COVID-19, was hospitalized early Thursday after testing positive for the virus.
His condition is described as critical and he is sedated and connected to a ventilator machine.