אישה במיגון יצירתי בתל אביב
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Medical staff at Assuta hospital in Ashdod

Israel's coronavirus death toll up to 187, with 14,326 confirmed cases

The Health Ministry says there has been a slight rise in the number of COVID-19 patients in serious condition; number of recoveries has now exceeded the number of new diagnoses for the 7th day in a row

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Published: 04.22.20 , 09:35
As of Wednesday morning, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel stands at 14,326, while 187 patients have succumbed to the disease, health officials confirmed.
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  • Among the latest fatalities is a 95-year-old woman who passed away at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva. The hospital said she suffered from multiple serious underlying health conditions.
    הכנת מתקן אשפוז חולי קורונה בית חולים אסותא אשדודהכנת מתקן אשפוז חולי קורונה בית חולים אסותא אשדוד
    Medical staff at Assuta hospital in Ashdod
    (Photo: AFP)
    Of the latest number, 148 patients are in serious condition, a rise of 4% in the past 24 hours, including 111 in need of ventilator support, a decline of 2%. At least 124 patients are in moderate condition and 8,906 have mild symptoms.
    The number of Israelis who have recovered from the virus now stands at 4,961. The number of recoveries has now exceeded the number of new diagnoses for the seventh day in a row.
    אישה במיגון יצירתי בתל אביבאישה במיגון יצירתי בתל אביב
    A woman covers herself in Tel Aviv
    (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
    There are currently 483 coronavirus patients receiving treatment in hospitals while 6,469 people are fighting the virus at home.
    Another 2,210 people are currently receiving treatment in specially designated hotels and 17 are awaiting a decision on whether they will be treated.
    אסייאס ארגו היא הנפטרת המבוגרת ביותר מנגיף הקורונה בארץ עד היוםאסייאס ארגו היא הנפטרת המבוגרת ביותר מנגיף הקורונה בארץ עד היום
    Asyas Argo, Israel's oldest COVID-19 victim
    On Tuesday, Asyas Argo, a 100-year-old resident of Rehovot, passed away after contracting the coronavirus the oldest COVID-19 victim in Israel.
    Argo, who had underlying health issues. She was diagnosed with the coronavirus on the first night of Passover and was hospitalized at Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot.
    She made aliyah at the age of 64 during the 1984 covert evacuation of Ethiopian Jews to Israel known as Operation Moses.

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