Coronavirus: 2170 Israelis are now sick with the virus

Tel Aviv: The number of sick Israelis continues to climb on Wednesday, hitting 2,170 by 1 p.m. The number, released by the Health Ministry, comes on the backdrop of the news that two more Israelis died overnight and the government has approved a new set of restrictions on public life.

A 76-year-old man, Hillel Moshe from Yehud, became Israel’s fourth victim. He had been hospitalized at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, since last Monday and had significant pre-existing medical conditions. Moshe’s wife is also hospitalized in Sheba with the virus. 

The fifth victim is Even Ben-Moshe, 87, from Petah Tikva. He had been hospitalized in Bnei Brak. He also had pre-existing conditions. The name of the third person who died was released Wednesday: Moshe Ornstein, 87, who had been a resident in the Nofim Geriatric Center in Jerusalem. He had been hospitalized at Hadassah University Medical Center, in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem. 

AlamulKhabar Sc, Health