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Health officials warn of 7,000 daily COVID cases by end of August – report

A technician collects swab samples for COVID-19 at a testing center run by the Tel Aviv municipality, on July 20, 2021. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)
A technician collects swab samples for COVID-19 at a testing center run by the Tel Aviv municipality, on July 20, 2021. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Health officials predict the daily COVID caseload could rise to 7,000 per day by the end of August, including dozens of serious cases added each day, according to Channel 13 news.

The forecast cited by the network is the worst-case scenario, if no new restrictions are imposed in Israel.

On Monday, over 1,300 cases were recorded, a four-month high.

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