JERUSALEM, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Ministry of Health reported 721 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total to 314,422.
The number of death cases rose to 2,539, with 25 new fatalities, while the number of patients in serious condition decreased from 429 to 409, out of 714 patients currently hospitalized.
The number of recoveries rose to 301,241, with 1,419 new ones, while active cases dropped to 10,641.
On Sunday, students from grades one to four across Israel will be allowed to return to their schools, as part of the second stage of the exit plan from the ongoing full lockdown
The exit plan, approved by the Israeli Corona Cabinet, also eased some restrictions on service sectors and houses of worship.