COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 in Israel
The two deceased men, 73 and 80 respectively, had both suffered from many other diseases, according to Rambam and Wolfson medical centers.
Israel has so far reported 3,035 coronavirus cases, 47 of whom are in serious condition, according to the country's health ministry.
The number of daily coronavirus tests will rise to 10,000 next week and 30,000 in two weeks from the current 6,000, the ministry announced.
Earlier in the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said if there is no change in the infection pace in the next two days, full closure will be imposed across the country, including shutting down most workplaces.