On Wednesday, September 28, the Israeli Ministry of Health published new data on the coronavirus epidemic. For several days, due to holidays, the reports were not published.
The general conclusion: the number of infected and the infection rate continue to decline.
In total, 4,659,359 cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the country since the start of the pandemic.
11,687 COVID-19 patients have died.
Over the past day, 5177 tests have been carried out. Coronavirus was detected in 12% of cases.
At the moment, 6468 people are infected.
288 patients are in hospitals, others are recovering at home.
The condition of 89 patients is assessed by doctors as severe, 28 are connected to ventilators or ECMO.
The infectiousness index (an index of the reproduction of the virus, showing how many people, on average, one infected person transmits it) – 0.76.
According to a report by the Israeli Ministry of Health, 92% of seriously ill patients are over 60 years old. The vast majority of those infected tolerate the disease easily.