Number of seriously ill coronavirus patients drops to lowest point since Dec. 30

The Health Ministry has updated its coronavirus figures, showing that just 705 Israelis are seriously ill — the lowest number since December 30.

The minisstry says 90,820 tests were carried out yesterday, with 5.4% coming back positive. The number of active cases stands at 40,467 and the death toll stands at 5,786. The ministry says 4,797,396 Israelis have received a first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and of them 3,484,442 Israelis have also received a second.