The director general of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Hezi Levy, went into isolation due to exposure to an employee of the ministry who was found blue in Corona. The exposure to the employee occurred eight days ago.
The CEO was tested tonight for Corona and the test result is negative, he is feeling well and continues to conduct the national vaccination campaign from his home.
In addition, Dr. Sharon Price Elroi, the head of public services and other employees in the office who were exposed to an employee who was diagnosed with blue in Corona, went into isolation.
Over the past day, 2,802 new corona virus infections have been diagnosed in Israel. The rate of positive tests continues to be high, standing at 3.5 percent of all patient detection tests.
Since the outbreak of the corona plague, 366,182 people infected with the virus have been diagnosed in the State of Israel. 3,033 of those infected in Corona died.
The number of people infected with the virus this morning stands at 341,606, while 21,544 are also defined as active blue this morning.
705 people are hospitalized this morning, 461 are isolated in Corona hotels while 20,378 of those infected are in home isolation.
Of the patients, the condition of 400 corona patients is severely defined, 150 of them are respiratory, and the condition of 162 additional patients is defined as moderate.