Israel The first death of a patient suffering from the disease was confirmed today Omicron variant of the corona virus, 60-year-old already existing pathology. The man who received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine died yesterday at Soroka Hospital in the southern city of Beersheba, the medical center said today.
Ministry of Health Israel A total of 340 infections have been confirmed with Omigran today since this variant was detected in the country at the end of November, although this is still a small percentage of the average thousand new daily cases added to the country since the weekend.
Israel It enters the fifth wave of the epidemic, surpassing 1,300 new infections in the last 24 hours, although cases of Govt-19 and severe hospitalization are still low.
With more than 62% of the population being vaccinated with at least two doses of Pfizer and approximately 45% with three doses, the vaccine campaign focuses on children between the ages of 5 and 11. 11% received at least one dose) despite being able to receive their dose for one month.
In view of the arrival of the Fifth Wave and the expansion of Omigran, the Israeli Prime Minister today suggested the possibility of approving a fourth dose, although the Panel of Epidemiologists considers this decision in advance, but does not reject it.
Israel has reduced face-to-face work in the public sector by 50%, added more than 70 countries to its “red list” of its citizens’ travel restrictions, and protected its borders from foreign visitors. The United States, Canada, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, Turkey, the Emirates and much of Africa.