On Wednesday, June 22, the Israeli Ministry of Well being printed new knowledge on the coronavirus epidemic. The Ministry of Well being declares the seventh wave of the epidemic. Coronavirus departments in hospitals reopened.
Quarantine measures could quickly be tightened. To this point, the Ministry of Well being doesn’t insist on the return of the “masks regime” within the premises and public transport, though it recommends sporting masks.
In complete, 4,261,219 circumstances of coronavirus an infection have been detected within the nation for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
The variety of contaminated individuals is taken under consideration by PCR exams and exams at checkpoints (a optimistic house check consequence will not be taken under consideration in statistics if it’s not confirmed on the checkpoint).
Over the previous 24 hours, 34,158 exams have been carried out. Coronavirus was detected in 35% of circumstances. (The variety of exams being performed is clearly not sufficient.)
In the meanwhile, 52096 persons are contaminated (-8526 per day). For what purpose the variety of contaminated individuals has dropped so sharply, the Ministry of Well being doesn’t clarify.
10911 circumstances of COVID-19 died (0 per day).
696 circumstances in hospitals (+53 per day), others are recovering at house.
The situation of 190 sufferers is assessed by medical doctors as extreme (+10 per day), 37 are linked to ventilators or ECMO (0 per day).
The infectiousness index (an index of the copy of the virus, displaying how many individuals, on common, one contaminated individual transmits it) – 1.28.
Based on a report by the Israeli Ministry of Well being, 91% of significantly unwell sufferers are over 60 years previous. The overwhelming majority of these contaminated tolerate the illness simply.
Based on the Israeli Ministry of Well being, as of June 22, 6,711,374 individuals (72% of the nation’s inhabitants) obtained the primary dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and 6,143,670 individuals (66% of the nation’s inhabitants) obtained the second dose.
4498089 individuals had been vaccinated with the third dose (48% of the nation’s inhabitants). The fourth dose was obtained by 821,781 individuals (9% of the nation’s inhabitants).
In current months, the vaccination course of in Israel has been very sluggish. There’s a rising quantity of people that had been vaccinated greater than six months in the past (that’s, they can’t be thought-about “totally vaccinated”).
You’ll be able to join the vaccination queue on the medical health insurance fund: by cellphone, via the web site or cell utility.
There’s a program “Vaccination at house”, the aim of which is to get rid of social injustice in relation to residents of the periphery and settlements with a low socio-economic standing.
On June 8, a gaggle of specialists within the struggle towards epidemics held a vote on the difficulty of additional vaccination of the inhabitants towards coronavirus. Most consultants spoke out towards vaccinating the inhabitants with the fifth dose of the vaccine, however for the advice to vaccinate youngsters from 5 to 11 years previous with the third dose.
On the identical time, specialists from the Ministry of Well being strongly suggest that each one residents over 60 and other people from well being danger teams obtain one other booster vaccination.
Cancellation of quarantine measures
The obligatory sporting of protecting masks within the premises has been canceled.
Record of locations the place the sporting of a protecting masks remains to be required:
– hospitals, clinics and pharmacies;
– organizations offering emergency medical care;
– establishments through which there are aged individuals (nursing properties);
– worldwide flights (cancelled from Might 24);
– a masks should even be worn by an individual heading to a spot of self-isolation (normally in reference to a optimistic check consequence for coronavirus).
As well as, the Ministry of Well being recommends that danger teams (the aged, individuals with lowered immunity, and many others.) proceed to put on protecting masks indoors, even when this isn’t mandatory.
Since Might 21, the obligatory PCR check process upon arrival at Ben Gurion Worldwide Airport has been cancelled. The requirement for foreigners to offer a unfavourable PCR or antigen check consequence when boarding a aircraft departing for Israel has additionally been abolished. At land borders and for sea cruises, there may even be no must do coronavirus checks.
On the identical time, passengers inside 48 hours earlier than departure to Israel nonetheless must fill out a declaration to enter the nation.
Since June 3, the state of emergency within the healthcare system, declared within the spring of 2020 in reference to the coronavirus pandemic, has been lifted.
On the identical time, towards the backdrop of a brand new wave of the epidemic, the Ministry of Well being recommends that individuals from danger teams put on protecting masks indoors and on public transport.
“Coronavirus visitors gentle”: nearly all cities in Israel are acknowledged by the Ministry of Well being as “pink”
As of June 22, 2022, nearly all cities in Israel are acknowledged by the Ministry of Well being as “pink” by way of the dynamics of the unfold of coronavirus an infection.
From the viewpoint of quarantine measures, this doesn’t matter to date, since nearly all quarantine measures have been canceled (even sporting protecting masks on premises or public transport will not be obligatory), and the college yr is ending.
In accordance with the evaluation of the epidemiological scenario by the Ministry of Well being, the standing of “pink” (with probably the most threatening dynamics of the epidemic) was assigned to the next cities with a inhabitants of greater than 20 thousand individuals: Nahariya, Modiin, Kiryat Motzkin, Kiryat Ono, Maale Adumim, Ramat Hasharon, Kiryat -Ata, Acre, Rehovot, Afula, Herzliya, Yavne, Petah Tikva, Katzrin, Ness Ziona, Rishon Lezion, Ashdod, Eilat, Rosh HaAyin, Ashkelon, Kiryat Bialik, Holon, Karmiel, Ariel, Ramat Gan, Raanana, Yehud, Haifa, Givatayim, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Kfar Saba, Beer Yaakov, Kiryat Malachi, Nof Hagalil, Od HaSharon, Arad, Bat Yam, Hadera, Beer Sheva, Ofakim , Dimona, Or Yehuda, Tiberias, Netanya, Shfaram, Nazareth, Netivot, Ramla, Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, Umm el-Fahm, Sakhnin, Elad, Tire, Modiin Ilit.
Bnei Brak, Taipei, Tamra, Rahat, Beitar Ilit are acknowledged as “orange”.
Among the many “yellow” and “inexperienced” solely small settlements – principally Arab villages, whose residents typically shrink back from testing.