Coronavirus: Israel eases some restrictions amid decline in pandemic cases

Corona Virus: Israel eases some restrictions

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According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, the incidence of Covid-19 has decreased overall in the past two weeks.

According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, the incidence of Covid-19 has decreased overall in the past two weeks.

On Saturday, Israel agreed to loosen some of the severe restrictions on the coronavirus, while avoiding the emergence of the announcement of the first stage out of the ban.

In a televised address, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outlined a “responsible and gradual” plan that would allow some workers to return to offices and industry, according to Agence France-Presse.

According to Netanyahu, starting on Sunday, the level of employment in the workplace may rise to 30 percent from 15 percent, and some stores will be allowed to reopen, although malls and large markets will remain closed.

He also promised to allow groups of three children to return to school for children with special educational needs.

Israel, with a population of about nine million, confirmed the first disease of the Coron virus on February 21. As of Saturday, 13,107 deaths had been reported 158.

However, according to Reuters, citing Reuters, the overall infection rate has decreased over the past two weeks.

According to the ministry, new cases reached their climax on March 31, 741, but have since halved, with 271 new cases registered on April 17.

Netanyahu warned that if the infection rate starts to rise again, a new suppression will occur.

Chief Financial Officer Shai Papad spoke at the same time.

Israel was an early and difficult respondent to the Coved 19 crisis.

At the end of February, travelers were denied access to the virus’s hotspots, gradually widening restrictions to an almost complete ban on air travel.

Then came the rules that prevented Israelis from leaving their homes, except for visiting a supermarket, pharmacy or hospital.

Jerusalem Block
Earlier this week, Israel mostly closed down hard-line Jewish areas in Jerusalem, with high rates of infection.

Entry and exit restrictions were imposed by police checkpoints on April 12, the same day the government order entered into force across the country to close places of worship for all beliefs and allow masks to be worn in public.

As part of the social distance, and from April 12, wearing masks in public places became mandatory.

These measures destroyed the Israeli economy, forced many companies to close and caused the unemployment rate to rise to more than 25 percent.

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