Number of virus cases in Israel up to 12,591; 140 dead

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel rises to 12,591, the Health Ministry announces.

The ministry also says that nine people have died since last night, bringing the number of total deaths to 140.

According to the ministry figures, 174 people are in serious condition, 140 of whom are on ventilators.

So far, 2,624 Israelis have recovered from COVID-19.

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