People in the market of Tel Aviv in Israel (File Photo/AFP)

The death toll in Israel due to infection with the emerging coronavirus has crossed the 8,000 mark, according to an official statistic.

The official Hebrew channel, Kan, quoted the Israeli Ministry of Health, as saying that the number of deaths due to Corona had reached 8 thousand and 10 cases since the beginning of the pandemic about 18 months ago.

The number of Corona deaths on September 2, 2020, half a year after the outbreak of the epidemic in Israel, reached 1,000, and then rose to 2,000 deaths in just about one month (specifically on October 11, 2020), according to the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper. Hebrew special.

On December 12 of last year, the total deaths in Israel rose to 3,000, and on January 16, 2021, it reached 4,000, and the outcome rose to 5,000 on February 4, and then to 6,000 on March 14. /March.

The number of corona deaths in Israel has decreased since that time, bringing the total to 7,000 deaths on August 27, due to vaccinations being administered to the population, according to “Yediot”.

But with the outbreak of the fourth wave (which began in late August), the number of deaths rebounded, to record the eighth thousand in less than two months.

And the Ministry of Health stated in a tweet via Twitter, that 6 Israelis died, Monday, as a result of infection with Corona, and the same number of them yesterday, Sunday.

According to the ministry, the total number of injuries rose to 1,317,650, including 17,536 active cases (current infected), of whom 357 were described as serious after the country recorded, Sunday, 1,209 new injuries.

As of Monday, 6 million and 205 thousand received the first dose of anti-Corona vaccines, while the second dose received 5 million and 701 thousand, while those who received the third dose of vaccines reached 3 million and 848 thousand, according to the Israeli Ministry of Health.

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