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Close to 500 COVID patients hospitalized in serious condition

Shaare Zedek hospital team members wearing safety gear as they work in the coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on January 11, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Shaare Zedek hospital team members wearing safety gear as they work in the coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on January 11, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The Health Ministry reports that 498 people with COVID are hospitalized in serious condition, up from 446 on Sunday evening.

The Health Ministry has not updated its COVID data dashboard in two days, blaming technical problems. In partial data just released, the ministry says that out of the 498 serious cases, 135 are in critical condition, 100 are on ventilators and 13 are hooked up to an ECMO machine.

A further 907 patients with COVID are hospitalized in fair or moderate condition. And 8,129 medical staff are currently out of work due to infection or exposure.

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