The total number of coronavirus cases in Israel climbed to 250, as 48 fresh cases were reported on Monday, the Health Ministry said.

A total of four people have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus, while five others are in critical condition, according to a statement by the ministry.

There are 19 health workers and five soldiers among those infected with the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu has tested negative for the coronavirus after he and his immediate circle underwent tests for the virus on Sunday.

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