In Israel, over the past 24 hours, 623 new cases of the Omicron coronavirus strain were detected.
This is evidenced by the statistics of the country's Ministry of Health. < The total number of those infected with the new South African strain was 1741.
The Ministry of Health confirmed that the 84-year-old patient had died as a result of Omicron infection. She was fully vaccinated and received the third dose of the vaccine.
Two more people are in serious condition. One infected person is connected to a ventilator. Both infected were not vaccinated.
According to the ministry, more than a thousand people imported a new variant of the coronavirus from abroad.