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Revised figures show daily COVID cases passed 11,000 for first time Monday

A health worker takes a swab sample on from a man at a temporary COVID-19 testing facility in the northern city of  Safed, on August 31, 2021. (David Cohen/Flash90)
A health worker takes a swab sample on from a man at a temporary COVID-19 testing facility in the northern city of Safed, on August 31, 2021. (David Cohen/Flash90)

Revised Health Ministry figures show that 11,077 new coronavirus cases were recorded yesterday, the first time that the number of daily infections in Israel has passed 11,000 since the pandemic began.

Another 5,393 cases have been confirmed so far today, bringing the number of active infections to 83,470.

There are 716 people hospitalized in serious condition with COVID complications, including 159 on ventilators.

The death toll stands at 7,030.

Of the over 88,000 tests performed since midnight, 6.35 percent have come back positive, which is down from recent days.

According to the Health Ministry, 5,978,120 people have received one COVID vaccine dose, 5,484,158 have gotten two shots, and 2,192,334 have been administered a third dose.

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