חיטוי בית החולים השרון
Medical staff at Rabin Medical Center disinfect the area
Photo: Rabin Medical Center
Medical staff at Rabin Medical Center disinfect the area

Israel records lowest daily coronavirus rise so far

The Health Ministry says the number of patients who have died from COVID-19 remains at 239, while only 21 new virus cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, 0.13% increase

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Published: 05.06.20 , 22:00
As of Wednesday evening, there are 16,310 confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel, a rise of 0.13% in the last 24 hours, which represents the lowest daily increase of new diagnoses since the onset of the pandemic almost two months ago.
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  • The Health Ministry reported that over the past 24 hours only 21 new coronavirus cases have been recorded across the country. The number of patients who succumbed to COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, remains at 239.
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    Medical staff at Rabin Medical Center disinfect the area
    (Photo: Rabin Medical Center )
    Of the latest figures, 89 people are in serious condition, with 69 patients needing ventilator support, an additional 3% drop over the past 24 hours.
    The Health Ministry said there are 5,434 people currently infected with the pathogen, while 10,637 patients have recovered from the disease.
    Over the past 24 hours, medical officials conducted 8,931 coronavirus tests.
    Jerusalem still holds the dubious honor of the country's largest virus hotspot with 3,600 confirmed cases so far, followed by the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak with 2,874.
    There haven't been any new virus diagnoses in Tel Aviv on Monday, and the city's sick tally remains at 537 confirmed cases.
    Two new virus diagnoses were reported in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, and the city's sick tally climbed to 593 confirmed cases.
    The ultra-Orthodox communities of Beit Shemesh and Modi'in-Illit have recorded 499 and 409 cases, respectively.
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