Israel surpassed the grim 2,000 COVID-19 death toll mark on Monday, new data released by the Health Ministry showed.
Having recorded 16 more deaths since midnight, the death count hit 2,016 since the outbreak of the pandemic in March.
Furthermore, 1,915 new coronavirus cases were added by the ministry, raising the country’s total cases to 293,553.
Of the 52,892 active cases throughout the country, 827 patients are in serious condition — including 227 on artificial lung ventilation — 287 individuals in moderate condition, and the rest in mild condition or showing no symptoms at all.
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