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90 percent of new Covid-19 cases in Israel reported to be Delta variant


In the news on Israel’s Channel 12 television, it was stated that although most of the new cases were caused by the Delta variant, the number of those who had the disease was lower than the previous wave.

It was stated that in the third wave, which started in December 2020 in the country, 20-30 out of every 1000 cases had a severe disease, while in the Delta variant, it was 3-5 people.

Although the news does not provide information on the reason for the lower number of severe patients in the Delta variant compared to the previous wave, nearly 55 percent of the population in Israel has received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Active cases are on the rise again

Due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant, first seen in India, in Israel, daily Covid-19 cases continue to increase.

In the written statement made by the Ministry of Health, it was noted that 307 new cases were detected in Israel yesterday, which is the highest daily number of cases seen since April.

The number of active cases in the country, which fell to 216 on June 6, rose to 2 thousand 54 with the increase in the last days.

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