02 iulie 2020

Closures in Lod, Ashdod as cases near 1,000 a day; new restrictions considered


Ministers to discuss limiting gatherings at restaurants, event halls to 50 people; Netanyahu: ‘Numbers are rising and there is nothing to stop them if we don’t act immediately’Cabinet ministers on Wednesday night approved new closures on neighborhoods in the central cities of Lod and Ashdod that have emerged as hotspots of coronavirus infections in recent days.By 10 p.m. Wednesday, Israel saw its highest single-day tally since the pandemic began, with 868 cases diagnosed since midnight. [...]