Health Ministry reports 1,941 new infections, 28 more deaths over Shabbat

The Health Ministry reports 1,941 new coronavirus cases over Shabbat, bringing the number of cases since the pandemic began to 289,799.

The ministry also confirms another 28 deaths, raising the national toll 1,914.

Of the 62,165 active cases, there are 845 people in serious condition, with 232 on ventilators. Another 290 are in moderate condition and the rest have mild or no symptoms.

In total, 1,544 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals.

Of the 35,171 tests performed yesterday, 8.3 percent came back positive. The ministry says 9,364 tests have been performed so far today, 7.7% have been positive.

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