Israeli government to impose second Covid-19 national lockdown
Three-week lockdown will make Israel the first country to reimpose such stringent restrictions on a national scale
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Israel’s government has decided to impose a lockdown lasting three weeks, the first country to reimpose such severe restrictions on a national scale, after a dramatic resurgence in coronavirus cases.
Fearing mass gatherings during a string of national holidays over the next month, the cabinet decided to shut down the country as of Friday, the Jewish new year, until 9 October.Continue reading…