Health Ministry reports whopping 10.4% of COVID tests return positive

Yaron Druckman |
Published: 01.19.21 , 00:00
The Health Ministry reported Monday night 7,784 new cases of coronavirus out of some 72,000 tests conducted since midnight, meaning 10.4% of tests returned positive - significantly topping average figures from previous days.
There were 1,166 COVID-19 patients in serious condition, 293 of them were on ventilators.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,044 Israelis have passed away due to COVID-19, 14 of them on Monday alone.