Despite rising hospitalizations: no new COVID restrictions

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 Despite rising hospitalizations: no new COVID restrictions

Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz discussed the coronavirus situation in Israel.

tourist season at all airports, including in Israel. This will affect the propagation speed. From this point of view, maintaining readiness levels is critical. We are closely following the developments,” said Yair Lapid.

Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz, in turn, noted that last year the ministry achieved success in the fight against coronavirus.

” ;We have made great progress in the past year and will continue to pursue a balanced and responsible policy: to provide all the tools to protect health, while maintaining a full daily routine. Currently, we are seeing a periodic increase in the incidence. We do not relax our vigilance and are in constant readiness. I urge the public to act responsibly, get tested and comply with quarantine rules where necessary. We recommend, especially for risk groups, to wear face masks,” Horowitz said.

Despite this statement, no new coronavirus-related restrictions have been recommended.

At the same time, according to Haruts Sheva, the number of cases of infection recorded per day has increased dramatically in recent weeks. The number of hospitalizations also rose, with 342 critically ill patients hospitalized on Sunday compared to 79 a month ago.

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