Update at 16 December: Hadassah opens additional coronavirus ward amid rise in cases Hadassah-University Medical Center has opened an additional coronavirus ward due to an increase in the number of patients. Three coronavirus wards and one coronavirus ICU were in operation at the hospital as of Sunday. Some 63 patients today in the Outbreak Departments. 36 are in serious or critical with 9 on ventilators. Overall numbers in Israel are rising with a new lockdown a possibility.