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One in nine recent virus cases in Israel are reinfections — report

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15.01.2022

Around one in nine of the recent cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Israel were people who have previously recovered from an infection, according to a Friday report.

The Kan public broadcaster said 11 percent of cases confirmed over the past few days were reinfections.

There were no details given as to the percentage of those individuals who had been vaccinated in addition to having recovered from the virus, but the report said that a large proportion of them were at least partially inoculated.

Israel is currently seeing an unprecedented wave of infections driven by the Omicron variant.

Health officials believe the country could see around 100,000 new daily cases reported in the coming days, with the true number of infections in fact significantly higher due to changes in testing........

© The Times of Israel


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