The last few weeks has seen a new surge in new COVID cases. On Friday, the Ministry of Health reported 1,118 confirmed infections – the highest daily amount in four months.
Over this period the number of serious cases has remained stable.
Eran Segal, a computational biologist professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science, reported yesterday on Twitter:
Israel: Over 1000 daily cases, for the first time in 4 months— Eran Segal (@segal_eran) July 17, 2021
On the other hand, when we first crossed 1000 in the 3rd wave (Nov. 25), there were on average 29 new critically ill patients per day. This week 8
Yesterday, though, saw an increase of almost 10% percent, from 58 to 63 patients in serious condition.
Two more COVID patients died yesterday, bringing the monthly total to 16. In comparison, only nine COVID patients died in June.
The All Israel News Staff is a team of journalists in Israel.