Health Ministry: Coronavirus Cases in Israel Rises to 2,495; 41 in Serious Condition



A Yerushalayim Municipality employee cleans the floor at Tzahal Square, outside the Old City, on Thursday. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The Health Ministry announced Thursday morning that 2,495 people had been diagnosed with the coronavirus in Israel.

Forty-one of the patients are listed in serious condition, while 68 are in moderate condition.

Five people have succumbed to complications of the coronavirus, while, baruch Hashem, 66 patients have fully recovered.

In their update, the ministry also listed the segmentation of infections by age groups. The age bracket with the highest percentage of infections is 20-29, while the lowest diagnosed infection rate is among 0-9 year-olds. The rate rises slightly among 10-19 year olds and reaches a peak in the next age bracket.

Among older adults, the diagnosed infection rate declines with age and is relatively low among the high-risk group of those aged 70 and over.

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