The number of coronavirus cases in Israel is now above 9,000 and the death toll stands at 59, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

The ministry said two people died and 102 more tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 9,006.

It said 153 of the total patients are in critical condition, while 683 have recovered so far.

Israel has taken several measures to stem the spread of the virus, including closing all educational institutes and banning gatherings of more than 10 people in open or closed public areas.

All businesses except

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