Another 4,548 virus cases diagnosed since midnight

The Health Ministry records another 4,548 virus cases since midnight, bringing the number of active cases in the country to 63,965.

It says 872 are in serious condition, including 219 on ventilators.

The death toll stands at 3,549.

The ministry says 7,855 new cases were confirmed on Wednesday and 6.2 percent of cases returned positive.

Medical workers in the coronavirus ward at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, on January 1, 2021. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)