Eight coronavirus deaths over 24 hours, 1056 hospitalized

519 patients in serious condition, 144 on respirators. 3,167 new cases of coronavirus diagnosed Sunday.

Tags: Coronavirus
David Rosenberg ,


Eight coronavirus-related fatalities were reported in Israel Sunday, according to data released by the Health Ministry Monday morning.

The new fatalities push the total death toll since the pandemic began up to 1,119.

A total of 3,167 new cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed Sunday, with 332 additional cases diagnosed thus far Monday morning.

Of the tests carried out Sunday, 9.4% came back positive, up from 9.1% Saturday and 9.3% Friday.

Since the pandemic began, 156,596 cases have been reported across Israel, of which 115,122 ended in recovery.

There are currently 40,347 active cases of the virus, of which 39,291 are being treated at home or at coronavirus hotels.

One-thousand-and-fifty-six patients are currently hospitalized, with 519 in serious condition, 201 in moderate condition, and 144 on respirators.