There were 7,079 people diagnosed with coronavirus on Thursday, the Health Ministry reported Friday morning. Of those tested, 9.3% tested positive.
The number of serious patients hit 1,135, including more than 300 who were intubated.
The death toll stood at 4,671.
On the other hand, vaccination is continuing at a steady pace. More than 2.9 million Israelis have had their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine.