Record Corona Daily Infections: 5,449 Diagnosed

YERUSHALAYIM -
A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine, at the Maccabi vaccination center in Tel Aviv, last week. (Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90)

While the third lockdown is underway, a record number of people, since October 5, infected with coronavirus was reported.

The infection rate was 5.6% of tests conducted. 593 patients are in critical condition, with 146 on respirators. About 20% of all active patients in Israel live in Jerusalem.

Altogether, 3,256 people have succumbed to coronavirus-related illnesses. Only one city is listed as “green” in the traffic light system: Kfar Yona.

Israel is now at the height of the vaccination campaign against the virus. 115,400 Israelis were vaccinated on Monday alone, bringing the total number of inoculated in the country to 495,000.