Coronavirus Cases

A resident wearing a face mask dances at a blocked residential area after the lockdown was lifted in

China puts tourist island on lockdown leaving dozens stranded

China locked down an island due to the rise of COVID-19 cases leaving many tourists stuck inside hotels.

By REUTERS
07/08/2022

COVID-19 in Israel: Health Committee authorizes remote testing method

Despite the rising number of infections, a declining R-rate may indicate a decrease in the near future.

COVID-19 in Israel: Over 10,000 new cases, highest number since April

168 people are currently considered to be in serious condition.

China COVID jitters flare up as parts of Shanghai resume lockdown

Shanghai had recently eased heavy COVID curbs, but China has stuck with a "dynamic zero-COVID" policy aimed at shutting down transmission chains as soon as possible.

By REUTERS
10/06/2022

505 days of infection: longest COVID-19 case revealed

In a conference, UK researchers described the case of the patient in question, now deceased, and findings on the development of new variants.

A TEL AVIV crosswalk this week, with a mix of masked and unmasked pedestrians.

How are Israelis reacting to the end of the mask mandate?

With the mask mandate cancelled, Israel appears to be, for all intents and purposes, back to how it was before March 2020 and the outbreak of the pandemic.

Jehovah’s Witnesses relaunch in-person meetings

“There is a collective shout of joy among Jehovah’s Witnesses."

Israeli health expert: COVID R-rate is overused, abused and misunderstood

“We have been obsessed with R, as if we know exactly what is happening with infection. But it is an illusion," said leading Hebrew University epidemiologist Prof. Hagai Levine.

COVID-19 in Israel: Airport restrictions removed as Bennett plans overhaul

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is reportedly planning to remove all Omicron restrictions currently in place in Israel by March 1.

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