According to the ministry, the number of death cases rose from 290 to 291, while the number of patients in serious condition decreased to 27 (the lowest since March 22), out of 108 patients currently hospitalized.
The number of recoveries increased to 14,983, with 43 new recoveries, while the number of active cases increased to 2,103.
Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a consultation about the education system with Education Minister Yoav Galant and National Security Council Director Meir Ben-Shabbat.
According to PM office’s statement, it was decided to close any school where coronavirus cases would be found.
Netanyahu also instructed the education minister to continue working for protection and remoteness solutions, as well as dealing with schools in which coronavirus cases were already detected.