Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Israel Jumps to 529

A security guard checks the temperature of a customer to see if they have fever, in a Rami Levy supermarket in Yerushalayim, on Wednesday. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

The Health Ministry announced Thursday morning that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel is now 529, a rise from Wednesday’s 433 cases.

The jumps of nearly 100 new cases seen in the past few days come along with an increase in the number of tests across the country. The Health Ministry said that it carried out some 2,200 tests both on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Of the 529 patients who have tested positive for the virus, six are listed in serious condition, with 13 in moderate condition. On the other hand, 12 patients have, baruch Hashem, fully recovered.