Ten Israeli Coronavirus Patients in Serious Condition as Number Hits 705

Israeli firefighters wearing protective clothes disinfect Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv, on Friday. (Flash90)

The Health Ministry announced Friday morning that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel is now 705. Of them, ten are listed in serious condition.

The Wolfson Medical Center in Holon reported Friday morning on the condition of several coronavirus patients hospitalized. The hospital has a total of 13 coronavirus patients currently. Of these, three are in serious condition, two of whom are on the respirator in the intensive care unit. The severely ill patients in the ICU are a 67-year-old woman with a prior illness, a 45-year-old man with no prior illnesses and a 91-year-old patient who is in a very difficult and unstable condition.

In Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem an 89-year-old woman was fighting for her life Thursday night, the hospital said.

The woman was listed in critical condition after her health deteriorated rapidly, a spokesperson for Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem said late Thursday.

The hospital said the woman had suffered “rapid respiratory deterioration.”

The Rambam Medical Center in Haifa said the condition of a 70-year-old man with a background illness had deteriorated and that he was in serious condition, sedated and on a respirator.

The Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikva said that a 72-year-old woman is in very serious condition after contracting the coronavirus.

Thus far, baruch Hashem, there haven’t been any Israeli fatalities from coronavirus.