Positive test percentage, reproduction rate also trending downward, although holidays could effect results

Israel on Sunday recorded 2,616 new daily Covid-19 cases, the lowest in more than a month, according to Health Ministry data, although the Jewish holidays could effect the results since many people stay home from work and school.

The positive test percentage stood at 3.96 percent out of nearly 70,000 screenings administered, also marking the lowest figure in over a month.

The reproduction rate, or R, has also been trending downward, as of Sunday standing at 0.81. When the number is below 1, it means that the disease is on the decline. A number above 1 means that the virus is spreading.... Read More: i24