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1,438 COVID infections recorded since midnight, slight dip in serious cases

A medical worker performs coronavirus tests at a retirement home in Jerusalem on July 27, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
A medical worker performs coronavirus tests at a retirement home in Jerusalem on July 27, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

New Health Ministry figures show 1,438 new coronavirus infections have been confirmed since midnight, while serious cases tick down slightly to 149.

According to the ministry, there are 14,573 active cases, including 29 people on ventilators. A total of 866,866 infections have been confirmed in Israel since the pandemic began.

The death toll stands at 6,462, up two from the morning.

The ministry reports that 2.36 percent of tests today have come back positive.

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