Number of serious cases of coronavirus rises to highest level since May

Coronavirus death toll rises to 307, as number of serious cases hits 46.

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Arutz Sheva Staff ,

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One person died overnight as a result of a coronavirus infection, Israel’s Health Ministry announced Monday morning, bringing the total death toll from the pandemic in the country to 307.

The total number of virus cases reported in Israel rose to 20,869, with 56 new cases reported Monday morning alone, and a further 161 on Sunday.

Of the total 20,869 cases reported in Israel since the beginning of the outbreak, 4,848 are currently active, with 15,714 people having recovered from the virus.

While the virus growth factor fell over the weekend from a daily infection rate of over 300 to 158 on Saturday and 161 on Sunday, the number of serious cases rose to 46 on Monday, the highest total since May, and well above the 28 mark recorded in early June.

The number of patients on respirators also rose, hitting 29.