Death toll rises to 3,943, an increase of 74 fatalities since the last update

Israel registered 8,013 new COVID-19 coronavirus infections on Friday, the Health Ministry reported Saturday evening.

After four consecutive days that have seen the morbidity rate rise by over 9,000 cases, this represents a relative decrease.

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Out of the 95,581 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 8.3 percent returned positive, the ministry said.

The latest update puts the death toll in Israel at 3,943, an increase of 74 fatalities against the figure posted Friday morning. Read more at i24