Health Ministry says 812 new coronavirus cases so far this weekend

The Health Ministry says 812 Israelis were confirmed infected by the coronavirus so far this weekend.

On Friday, 674 people were diagnosed, the ministry says. Prime Minister Netanyahu set a target of 500 cases a day for opening street stores a week early, on November 8.

There are currently 10,684 active cases; 419 patients in serious condition, 182 of whom are on ventilators; and 110 in moderate condition.

Four people die of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the toll since the start of the pandemic to 2,523.

A masked man on the Tel Aviv beach boardwalk, October 29, 2020. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

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