In Israel, 40 new carriers of the Omicron coronavirus strain were confirmed per day.
This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Health.
Today, 175 people are considered carriers of the strain in Israel.
Of these, 113 returned from South Africa, England, France, USA, UAE, Hungary, Italy, Namibia, Tanzania, Germany, Morocco, Spain, Serbia, Belgium, Cyprus and Turkey; 31 & ndash; have been in contact with infected people; 17 were infected in Israel without contact with carriers.
According to the Ministry of Health, 53 carriers were not vaccinated or recovered, 122 & ndash; vaccinated or had been ill, with regard to another case there is no information about its vaccination status yet.
555 people are suspected of being infected with the South African strain: 229 have symptoms, 325 & ndash; no symptoms, there is no information regarding another person.