The latest health data released by the Health Ministry of Israel has shown that as of January 2022, 190,147 Israelis have been confirmed to be infected with the virus – over 2% of the country’s population.
The data from the Health Ministry also showed that Israel on Tuesday again reported a new record number of single-day COVID-19 cases, with nearly 38,000 new infections.
The Health Ministry added that 37,887 tested positive for coronavirus on Monday after 332,993 tests were conducted, putting the infection rate at 11.38%.
The same data also showed that there are currently over 185,750 active patients (one out of every 51 Israelis), with most of them coming from “red” local authorities – communities with high coronavirus morbidity.
Moreover, the Ministry of Health said that hospitals are currently treating 700 people for the virus, with 247 of them in serious condition, out of whom 59 are connected to ventilators.
It was learned that since the start of the pandemic, 8,271 Israelis have succumbed to coronavirus-related complications.
It was also learned that as of Monday, 47,670 Israelis received their fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine, putting the total number of Israelis jabbed with the second booster at 367,670.
On the same it was also reported that 11,690 Israelis got their third vaccine jab, and 8,334 were vaccinated for the first time – most of them aged 5 to 11.