948 new virus cases diagnosed since midnight

The Health Ministry says another 948 virus cases have been diagnosed since midnight, and 1,187 on Tuesday.

The number of active cases surpasses the 11,000 mark.

It says 284 people are in serious condition, 81 of them on ventilators. Another 96 are in moderate condition, with the rest are displaying mild or no symptoms.

The death toll stands at 2,883, up by six fatalities since this morning.

According to the ministry, 2.3% of tests return positive today.

Health care workers take test samples of Israelis in a drive-through complex to check if they have been infected with the coronavirus in a mobile testing station, in Lod, on December 1, 2020. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)