Some 166,794 people have been infected by the coronavirus since the disease arrived in Israel in March
Israel's daily figures for coronavirus cases hit a new record on Wednesday with the Health Ministry announcing that they have confirmed at least 5,523 infections since Tuesday.
The data also showed that 1,147 Israelis have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
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Some 166,794 people have been infected by the coronavirus since the disease arrived in Israel in March, with ore than 120,727 people making full recoveries.
Of the 535 individuals considered to be in critical condition due to COVID-19, 138 are having their breathing assisted by ventilators.
The Health Ministry also noted that at least 57,165 coronavirus tests were carried out on Tuesday. Read more at i24