Health Ministry figures show continued, slow decline of seriously ill COVID patients

Updated Health Ministry figures show 1,863 new coronavirus cases were identified yesterday.

The number of active patients has dropped by 3,353 since the start of the day and now stands at 37,472.

The number of seriously ill patient stands at 712, continuing the overall decline of the past couple weeks.

The death count stand sat 5,889.

Of the 45,940 tests carried out yesterday, 4.2% came back positive — a slight rise from the 3.6% rate on Friday.

Almost five million Israelis have been vaccinated with the first dose and 3,748,243 have received both doses.

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