The number of novel coronavirus cases in Israel has risen to 2,495, the Israeli Ministry of Health said Thursday.
The number has surged almost tenfold since March 16 when the confirmed cases were only 250.
According to the ministry, 41 coronavirus patients are in serious condition and 68 in moderate condition.
In addition, 1,265 of the patients are treated in home quarantine, 327 in hotels converted into treatment facilities and 66 have recovered.
So far, five patients have died of coronavirus in Israel.
Israel halted on Thursday all train services in the country because of the coronavirus spread, only keeping bus lines on a limited scale for essential workers.
Taxis are allowed to take only one passenger per ride. Enditem