The Health Ministry says 449 new COVID-19 infections were diagnosed on Friday.
There are currently 147 patients in serious condition and 69 on ventilators.
Most patients in serious condition are over 60 and unvaccinated.
Since the start of the pandemic, 5.7 million Israelis have received two vaccine doses, and over 4 million have gotten a third booster shot.
The death toll stands at 8,140.