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Health chief tells ministers 40% of COVID cases are among kids, teens

Sharon Alroy-Preis, head of public health services at the Health Ministry, tells ministers at the cabinet meeting that some 40 percent of current coronavirus infections in Israel are among kids and teenagers.

She says the number of people aged 40-60 who are on ventilators has recently multiplied by six. She says Israel has 25 people under the age of 40 who are on cardiopulmonary bypasses, and 17 on ventilators.

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