The death toll from the virus in Israel rose by one to 6,444, while the number of patients in serious condition decreased from 54 to 49.
The total recoveries from the disease climbed to 837,692 after 497 newly recovered cases were added.
The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Israel has surpassed 5.74 million, or 61.5 percent of its total population.
Earlier on Friday, the ministry decided to forbid Israelis from traveling to Spain and Kyrgyzstan from July 23, citing a high level of COVID-19 morbidity.
The country has already banned its citizens and permanent residents from traveling to Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, India, Mexico, Russia, Belarus, and Uzbekistan unless they can obtain special permission from an exception committee.
Published : July 17, 2021
By : Xinhua