Since midnight more than 20,000 confirmed with COVID, ministry says

Yaron Druckman |
Published: 01.13.22, 20:48
The Health Ministry said on Thursday evening that since midnight and up to 6 pm, 20,381 people were confirmed with COVID-19.
Out of the 886 people hospitalized with the virus, 287 are considered in serious condition and 69 of them on ventilators.
After 41 people died since the beginning of January, the tally of dead has reached 8,293 since the pandemic began.
According to the ministry, nearly half a million people have received the fourth dose of vaccine, most of them over the age of 60.