Also the number of serious patients continue to drop, reaching 166. For several days in January and February they were as many as 1,200.
The response was lowest among patients who were in the process of receiving treatment, with only 16% of them developing antibodies.
The Brazilian mutation, known to be more infectious and thought by some to be more dangerous, has spread across South America – especially to Uruguay and Peru, which border Brazil.
Despite the cases of discrimination, there was a 44% increase in employment from disabled persons compared to 2019.
Seven cases of highly infectious Indian variant detected in Israel
The change of heart did not happen by itself but through the tireless efforts of a number of individuals.
The government rolled out a series of new reliefs for schools late Thursday night.
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: "We must make every effort to open the maximum possible with the least risk for students."
“We’ve seen unprecedented interest since spring 2020,” said Marc Rosenberg, “past national or international events sparked inquiries and applications, but never like this.”