Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

The country’s coronavirus restrictions are lifting fast, leaving the public with many questions regarding what can be done, when and how.  “We received a lot of joyful news today,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late Tuesday night, as the government approved lifting more coronavirus regulations. “Drink a cup of coffee and a beer too,” he encouraged. “Go out and make a living.” But the prime minister also said that the Health Ministry was closely monitoring…

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Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, Israel and the Palestinians are working to curb the spread of COVID-19 among their populations. 16,659 people in Israel have so far tested positive for the coronavirus; 278 people have died. In the West Bank and East Jerusalem, 554 people tested positive; two people have died. In the Gaza Strip, 23 people were diagnosed, 16 of whom recovered. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved the reopening…

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