Health minister says 70,000 Israelis have been vaccinated so far

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein says 71,876 Israelis have already been vaccinated for coronavirus, at the end of the third day of Israel’s inoculation push.

“This number is only the vaccinations reported so far, and there are many reports on the way. We’ve already vaccinated tens of thousands in medical teams and Israelis in risk groups,” Edelstein says.

Coronavirus czar Nachman Ash receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Herzliya, December 20, 2020 (Flash90)