The tally of coronavirus cases in Israel has topped 12,200, with 126 deaths, the country’s Health Ministry said Wednesday.

Late on Tuesday, three people died and 154 tested positive for coronavirus. At least 176 people are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, more than 2,300 have gone on to make a full recovery.

The government has taken several steps to stem the spread of the virus, including closing all educational institutions and banning gatherings of more than 10.

All businesses except supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations and banks remain shut since March 15.

Tel Aviv also banned the entry of foreign citizens

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