June 6 2020: Israel Approves New COVID-19 Restrictions

Story (related): Israel is “on the brink” of a full lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at Monday’s gathering of the coronavirus cabinet, as cited by Hebrew media.

The same meeting reportedly saw Health Minister Yuli Edelstein warn that the Israeli authorities must behave responsibly in the face of the new surge of infections.

He was cited as warning that if the cabinet did not approve the restrictions the Health Ministry was seeking, in a week, it will be a matter of imposing a full lockdown.


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