\r\n\r\nIsrael\u2019s Health Ministry warns of a new rise of another 135 Israelis have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus since Sunday evening.\r\n\r\nOn the other hand, a senior\u00a0 Israeli health official said that\u00a0 20,000 Israelis could die of\u00a0 the <a href="https:\/\/www.ynetnews.com\/article\/O21RWW03U" target="_blank">Coronavirus<\/a>\r\n\r\nAnother 6 people being admitted in a serious condition, bringing the total number to 24; at least 34 patients in a moderate condition of the infection.\r\n\r\nMore than 125 people have tested positive for the deadly virus in Israel, bringing the country's total to 1238, with another rise of patients being admitted in serious condition, the Health Ministry reported on Monday.\r\n\r\nThe new data shows an increase of 293 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.\r\n\r\nThe number, however, is in line with health officials' prediction of a drastic jump in the number of cases as the rate of testing for the virus increases almost on a daily bases.\r\n\r\nOver the past 24 hours at least 3,230 coronavirus tests have been conducted, a significant increase.\r\n\r\nHealth Ministry Deputy Director Prof. Itamar Grotto said Israel has ordered an additional half a million testing kits from the United States.\r\n\r\n"We have reached the goal of 5,000 tests a day and we will pass the 7,000 mark this week,\u201d Grotto told Ynet. \u201cNext week we will double that number."\r\n\r\nThere are 351 people in hospital, 464 are being treated at home, 120 are being treated in a specially designated hotel and 265 are awaiting a decision on how they will be treated.\r\n\r\nOn Sunday, a two-month-old baby boy who was born prematurely and in serious condition tested positive for coronavirus. The baby is being treated at Shaarei Zedek hospital in <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/netanyahu-announced-strict-measurements-in-israel\/" target="_blank">Jerusalem<\/a>.\r\n\r\nHe is thought to have been infected by a support worker who did several shifts in the hospital's premature babies ward last week and who has since been diagnosed.\r\n\r\nOn Friday evening Israel recorded its first-ever COVID-19 related death. The diseased is an 88-year-old man who had serious underlying health conditions. He passed away at Shaarei Zedek Medical Center as a result of complications caused by the virus.\r\n\r\nThe first batch of experimental coronavirus vaccine shipped for human trials.