The novel coronavirus has killed 46 people in Israel, with 8,018 cases registered so far, health officials said on Sunday.

The Health Ministry said 203 more people tested positive for the virus, noting that out of the total, 127 are in critical condition.

In Israel, all schools have been closed, and all public meetings in open or closed areas with more than 10 people have been banned.

All trading firms except supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations and banks have also been closed since March 15.

Tel Aviv banned the entry of foreign citizens into the country, except those who have

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