As of Saturday evening, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel stands at 15,298, while 199 patients have succumbed to the disease, health officials confirmed.
Of the latest number, 127 patients are in serious condition, a decrease of 7.3% in the past 24 hours, including 99 in need of ventilator support, a decrease of 2.9% in the past 24 hours. At least 98 patients are in moderate condition.
Among the latest fatalities is an 86-year-old Shoshana Ben-Yishai, who was a resident of the Ganei Ora assisted living facility in Jerusalem. Ben-Yishai died at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot.
Nearly 40 percent of all deaths in Israel as a result of the pathogen have been residents of nursing homes and geriatric facilities.
Some 8,439 patients have mild symptoms.
The number of Israelis who have recovered from the virus now stands at least 6,435. The number of recoveries has now exceeded the number of new diagnoses for the tenth day in a row.
There are currently 408 coronavirus patients receiving treatment in hospitals while 5,693 people are fighting the virus at home.
Another 1,762 people are currently receiving treatment in specially designated hotels and 801 are awaiting a decision on whether they will be treated.
The Health Ministry reported Saturday that 11,799 coronavirus tests were conducted Friday, with 13,861 the day prior on Thursday.