Significant surge in coronavirus cases in the IDF

65 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the IDF over 24-hour period, bringing the total number of cases to its highest since pandemic began.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

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The IDF updated on Wednesday evening that there has been a significant surge in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, after 65 new cases were identified.

The total number of coronavirus patients in the IDF rose to 562, all of whom are in light condition. 246 have either recovered or have been discharged from service.

There are currently 316 active cases in the IDF - the highest number since the outbreak of the virus in March.

At the same time, the IDF has decided to cancel the second test for verified cases and extend their period of isolation to 30 days.

After 30 days of isolation, the soldiers will hold a call with a medical examiner and then be released.