Health Ministry: 48 COVID deaths since this morning; 5,380 cases so far today

Updated Health Ministry statistics show 5,380 new coronavirus cases have been diagnosed in Israel so far today, with 5.42% of tests coming back positive.

There are 669 serious cases among a total of 65,780 active cases. The data shows 107 are on ventilators.

The death toll has grown by 48 since this morning, reaching 6,830 since the pandemic began.

The total cases in Israel since the pandemic started have passed 990,000 and are set to reach the 1 million mark within days.

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