Health Ministry specified in a statement that 283 patients are currently in serious conditions, 54 of them are connected to ventilators.
Since the beginning of 2022, Israel´s daily infection toll has exceeded the previous one due to the spread of the fifth wave of infections in the country.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned over the weekend that 2 to 4 million Israelis (out of a total population of 9.5 million) could be infected in the coming weeks.
The Hebrew University, on the other hand, estimated that Israel could reach up to 2 million active cases in just 15 days.
According to the Kan radio station, 90% of Covid-19 cases recently reported are Omicron-infected people.