According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, no fatal cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the country over the past five days. This is reported by The Jerusalem Post.
At the same time, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett stressed that Israel's strategy is to contain as much as possible the penetration of the new Omicron coronavirus strain into the country.
< br /> Two weeks ago, when we decided to tighten restrictions on entry into the country, some said that we were exaggerating, but now everyone understands that this is not so. We already know that Omicron is in Israel, but at the moment, after our measures, the number of infected is still relatively small, '' the Prime Minister said.
As of Saturday evening, December 11, a total of 55 cases of infection were confirmed in Israel a new strain of coronavirus. Most of the patients returned from abroad.