The number of coronavirus cases in Israel has risen to 3,865 after 249 new cases were recorded over the past 24 hours, the country’s Health Ministry said on Sunday.

A ministry statement said 65 of the patients are in critical condition and 89 have recovered.

Until now, COVID-19 claimed the lives of 12 people in the country.

As part of measures to curb the virus, all schools have been closed in the country, all meetings in public, open or closed areas with more than 10 people have also been banned.

All trading firms except supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations and

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