Israel’s Coronavirus Death Toll Climbs to 31; Cases Tally Up to 6,211

April 2, 2020
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Thursday, 2 April 2020 | Another five people have died from complications related to coronavirus, bringing the country’s death toll to 31, health officials have confirmed Thursday. The Health Ministry said the total number of COVID-19 cases in Israel now stands at 6,211.

The latest fatalities are a 72-year-old, a 77-year-old, a 78-year-old, a 95-year-old and an 87-year-old.

All four were men who suffered from underlying health conditions.

The latter has contracted COVID-19 at the Mishan nursing home in Beersheva where two other virus victims also resided. He becomes the third coronavirus-related fatality from the assisted living home.

Of the latest number, 107 people are currently in serious condition, another 127 people are in moderate condition and the rest have minor symptoms.

A total of 737 people are being treated in hospital, 720 are in specially designated hotels and 3,569 are being treated at home. The remainder are awaiting a decision on whether they will need to be hospitalized.

At least 241 patients have recovered.

Posted on April 2, 2020

Source: (Excerpt from an article originally published by Ynetnews on April 2, 2020. Time-related language has been modified to reflect our republication today. See the original article at this link.)

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