Israel registers 6,815 new COVID-19 cases, 541,864 in total


JERUSALEM, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Ministry of Health reported 6,815 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number in the country to 541,864.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Israel reached 3,943 with 33 new fatalities, while the number of patients in serious condition decreased from 1,135 to 1,082, out of 1,897 hospitalized patients.

The total recoveries rose to 455,370, after 2,012 new recovered cases were added. The active cases rose to a record high of 82,551.

The ministry also reported that the number of people vaccinated against the COVID-19 in Israel has reached over 2.027 million.

Israel has thus vaccinated about 22 percent of its population of almost 9.3 million in less than a month, since the vaccination campaign began on Dec. 20, 2020.

The ministry also reported four more cases of the new COVID-19 strain that was detected in South Africa and other countries.

This brought the total number of patients tested positive for COVID-19 variants in Israel to 159.

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