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Woman checking temperature - one of coronavirus' main symptoms

Health Ministry: Coronavirus recoveries surpass 10,000 mark

COVID-19 death tally reaches 235 as one more Israeli succumbs to disease; confirmed cases at 16,246; further decline in number of serious patients and patients on ventilators

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Published: 05.04.20, 22:28
The number of Israelis who have recovered from coronavirus has exceeded 10,000 and currently stands 10,064 after 404 more patients had beaten the virus, the Health Ministry reported Monday evening.
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  • Since the onset of the pandemic in the country, 16,246 Israelis have contracted the deadly pathogen - only 38 more than 24 hours - of them, 5,947 are still battling the virus.
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    Since the morning hours, one patient has succumbed to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, bringing Israel's virus fatalities to 235.
    Of the latest number, 90 patients are hospitalized in serious condition, 4 fewer than 24 hours earlier, with 70 patients receiving respiratory assistance, 6 fewer than the same time the day before, and 60 patients are in moderate condition and the rest exhibit only mild to no symptoms at all.
    A total of 260 people currently being treated in hospitals, while 5,687 are battling the virus at home or at specially designated hotels.
    The Health Ministry reported that 6,430 coronavirus tests were conducted on Monday after 7,927 tests were conducted the day before.
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    According to additional Ministry data, the strain's contagion rate appears to be higher in men as 13% of the infected are males between the ages of 20 and 29. Women in the same age group represent 10% of the overall diagnoses in Israel. Jerusalem still holds the dubious honor of the country's largest virus hotspot with 3,577 confirmed cases so far, followed by the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak with 2,861.
    There haven't been any new virus diagnoses in Tel Aviv on Monday, and the city's sick tally remains at 537 confirmed cases.
    The ultra-Orthodox communities of Beit Shemesh and Modi'in-Illit have recorded 495 and 409 cases, respectively - only one new diagnosis in each locality since morning hours.
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