Sun, 27 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The number of coronavirus cases in Israel has reached 84,722 with 1,720 new cases, the state's Ministry of Health said on Monday.

The death toll rose to 613, with 13 new death cases, according to the ministry.

The number of patients in serious condition dropped from 395 to 388, out of 811 patients currently hospitalized.

The number of recovered cases reached 58,998, with 1,465 new recoveries, while the number of active cases rose to 25,108.

Earlier on Monday, the Israeli Employment Service released data showing that unemployment rate in Israel currently stands at 21.6 percent, with more than 880,000 unemployed people, compared with 27.5 percent at the end of April.

In February, the unemployment rate in Israel was only 3.9 percent with 162,500 people unemployed, but in early April the number of unemployed in the country exceeded 1 million.

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