Israel’s coronavirus cases up to 833
883 Israelis have so far tested positive for the coronavirus, with the vast majority of cases mild and 36 recoveries. One patient has died and 15 are in serious condition.
Another 178 people have tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours, health authorities reported on Saturday.
Of the 883 people diagnosed with the coronavirus, 812 have light symptoms, 19 are in moderate condition, 15 are in serious condition and 36 people have recovered.
There are 274 people in hospitals, 233 are being treated at home, 84 are being treated in specially designated hotels and 255 are awaiting a decision on how they will be treated.
In the Palestinian Authority, 52 cases have been diagnoses so far, the majority of them in Bethlehem.
On Friday evening Israel reported its first coronavirus fatality. Aryeh Even z”l, an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor from Hungary who was able to rebuild his life in Israel, is survived by 4 children, 18 grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
Israel was one of the first countries to enact strict travel restrictions.
Israel’s government approved additional measures to limit the movement of citizens and trade, including the requirement for Israelis to stay at home, with the exception of buying food, basic essentials, medicine and medical procedures.