Crossed by Omicron, Israel adds more than 48,000 daily cases of coronavirus for the first time

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett anticipated that between 2 and 4 of the 9.5 million Israelis could be infected during this wave.


The Israeli Government reported today a new daily record of cases of coronavirus after get over for the first time the barrier of 48,000 infections in 24 hours, in the context of an increase in figures blamed on the spread of the Omicron variant.

The Israeli Ministry of Health indicated through its website that during the last day 48,095 positives and six deaths have been registered, bringing the totals to 1,669,629 and 8,290, respectively, reported the DPA news agency.

The figure is given in the midst of a general rebound in infections and a fourth day of record highs in Israel.

The Israeli Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, anticipated on Sunday that between 2 and 4 of the 9.5 million Israelis could be infected with coronavirus during this wave and called on the population to be patient and understanding with the measures of the authorities.

According to the Ministry of Health, more than 6.6 million people have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, of which more than 5.9 have the complete schedule, 4.3 have received a third dose and 468,699 a fourth booster dose.



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