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Health Ministry warns new restrictions possible if daily cases top 1,000

People at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem on September 29, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
People at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem on September 29, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

The Health Ministry warns that fresh restrictions on gatherings could be imposed if the number of daily COVID infections surpasses 1,000.

The number of cases has slowly started to rise, with more than 600 on Tuesday.

The statement is made by Ilana Gens, who oversees public health services in the Health Ministry, during a Knesset committee hearing.

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