Nachman Ash says booster shot for older adults can help reduce number of patients in serious condition

Israeli Health Ministry Director-General Nachman Ash said on Sunday morning that "we do not see a slowdown in morbidity" as the positive test rate passed the 3 percent mark.

The percentage of positive tests stood at 3.17 percent out of 66,449 tests administered on Saturday, according to Health Ministry data, as the country takes measures to try and control an outbreak of the highly infectious delta variant of COVID-19.

Israel on Sunday registered 2,080 new daily COVID-19 cases with 212 patients listed in serious or critical condition and 37 people on respirators.... Read More: i24