in the face of a sharp increase in Corona cases in Israel head of government Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken of a state of emergency situation. "We are in the midst of a new Corona-attack. It is a very strong outbreak, around the world and in us,“ said the 70-Year-old on Sunday during a Cabinet meeting. This Monday, the government wanted to meet again to discuss possible further restrictions. "If we do not stop the spread of the Coronavirus, we have neither the health nor the economy and it will cost many citizens of the state of Israel," warned Netanyahu.
The number of new infections with the Coronavirus in Israel had reached a maximum value. On Friday, the number of new infections had exceeded the internal 24 hours for the first time the mark of 1000. Before the new restrictions were announced. Meetings should be limited. In prayer houses, feast halls, Bars and Clubs, only up to 50 people are allowed to come together. Previously, it had been up to 250.
other closed places may gather up to 20 people. According to information from the Ministry of health, the causative agent of Sars-CoV has been detected-2 so far with 29 366 people in Israel; 330 died are Infected. In the West Bank, a five-day Lockdown since Friday because of a similar new outbreak.Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 11:20