Fifth day in a row sees over 2,000 new infections, as number of serious cases rises over 200

Israel logged 2,435 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, according to an update to the Health Ministry's website on Saturday evening.

This represents the fifth straight day that Israel sees upward of 2,000 new cases of the virus. 

Of the 98,759 tests conducted, 2.49% returned a positive result. ... Read More: i24