מעבדה בדיקה בדיקות קורונה קופת חולים לאומית אור יהודה
A coronavirus testing center in Or Yehuda
Photo: AFP
A coronavirus testing center in Or Yehuda

Israel reports highest daily rise in virus cases in months

Health authorities report third-highest daily tally since the onset of the pandemic in Israel; number of active patients more than triples in a month, currently standing at 7,015

Adir Yanko, Yaron Druckman |
Published: 06.30.20 , 09:39
The Coronavirus National Information and Knowledge Center reported on Tuesday the highest daily rise in virus cases since April 2.
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  • Since midnight, 714 new cases of the pathogen were confirmed, the third-highest daily tally since the onset of the pandemic in Israel.
    מעבדה בדיקה בדיקות קורונה קופת חולים לאומית אור יהודהמעבדה בדיקה בדיקות קורונה קופת חולים לאומית אור יהודה
    A coronavirus testing center in Or Yehuda
    (Photo: AFP)
    The number of patients in serious condition remains steady at 42.
    According to the data, the number of active patients rose to 7,015 – 5,000 more than at the end of May.
    The Health Ministry conducted on Monday 18,183 coronavirus tests, results for 4% of which returned positive.
    There are currently 756 active coronavirus patients in Jerusalem, 697 in Tel Aviv, 555 in Bnei Brak, and Ashdod - which has seen a steep climb in confirmed cases over the past few days - has 348.
    בדיקות קורונה ביישוב ערערהבדיקות קורונה ביישוב ערערה
    A coronavirus testing center in Arara BaNegev
    (Photo: HMO Leumit)
    In Bat Yam, there are 253, Arara BaNegev 213, Rahat 196, Tiberais 109, Beit Shemsh 95, and 86 in Ramale.
    According to the center's data; Kfar Qasim, Dimona, Beit She'an, Lod, and Nahariya are all experiencing a rise in infection rates and mbecome virus hotspots.
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