Mon, 21 Jun 2021

JERUSALEM, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Ministry of Health reported 38 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total number in the country to 839,117.

The death toll from the virus rose by one to 6,381, while the number of patients in serious conditions decreased from 73 to 66, out of 119 hospitalized patients.

This is the lowest number of patients in serious conditions in Israel since July 1, 2020 when it stood at 59.

The total recoveries in Israel rose to 831,981 after 31 newly recovered cases were added, while the number of active cases increased to 755.

The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Israel stands at over 5.43 million, or 58.2 percent of its total population.

On Friday, Israel extended the ban on travel to Ukraine, Ethiopia, Brazil, India, South Africa, Mexico and Turkey until May 30, citing high morbidity levels in the seven countries, the health ministry said.

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