Israel: “There is a very disturbing increase in serious cases of COVID-19 among young people”
There is a very disturbing increase in serious cases of COVID-19 among young people, according to a report released Sunday [14th February 2021] by the Coronavirus Knowledge and Information Center.
“There is a clear decrease in serious illness among those ages 60 and older,” the report said. “There is an increase in the number of patients in serious condition among younger groups, which last week constituted about 40% of new serious cases.”
According to Health Ministry data, almost 75% of people diagnosed over the weekend were under 40 years old, while only around 7% over 60.
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** This post was originally published on February 14, 2021 **