Health Ministry deepens lockdown, issues strict new rules nationwide

On Tuesday, March 17, the health ministry issued new rules that bring Israel closer to a nationwide lockdown, as 20 new coronavirus cases ramped up the total to 324, 5 in serious condition. Plans are ready to exercise full lockdowns at specific locales with high concentrations of the disease. The first two in line are Avnei Hen (Kaiser) in Modi’in and Kiryat Yaarim outside Jerusalem.

The IDF Home Defense Command is getting dozens of hotels set up as recovery centers for the intake of mild covid-19 cases. The Magen David Medical Aid Service has opened a mass testing station at the Ganei Yehushua Park in Tel Aviv, and plans to take thousands of tests per day across the country mostly at “drive through” centers from drivers who stay in their vehicles.

President Reuven Rivlin appealed to the public to comply with the regulationsm which he said, still fell short of a total shutdown.
The new health ministry instructions are as follows:-

  1. Stay home except when necessary to buy food and medicines, receive medical treatment or meet any other essential needs.
  2. Stay out of parks, playgrounds, beaches, pools, libraries, museums, nature reserves and all other public places, except for small family outings with children and walking a pet.
  3. No club activities are permitted – even in small numbers – including sports and fitness sessions, whether public or private. Groups of 5 may organize sporting activity provided the participants stay well apart.
  4. Social ties will be maintained by remote communication. No visits, even by relatives, unless they are members of the same household.
  5. Groups at risk are the elderly, people with chronic ailments of any age, especially those affecting the respiratory system, such as asthma, as well as autoimmune illnesses, heart and blood disorders, diabetes and cancer. Members of these groups should refrain from leaving home or receiving visitors except for providers of essential services. Close relatives will be asked to take care of necessary supplies.
  6. When medical treatment is required, there are four recommendations:
  7. Try and obtain treatment without leaving home or attending a clinic. Keep track of the directives published by the relevant sick fund on internet of public or the media.
  8. Set up a direct line of communication with your sick fund and keep abreast, either directly or with the help of a family member, of the directives designed to help people needing medical help.
  9. If you run a high temperature or breathing difficulty, self-quarantine at home and break off contact with relatives. Take your temperature twice a day. If your condition deteriorates and causes concern, contact your doctor or the contact center established bv your sick fund.
  10. You will stay in quarantine for 48 hours after your temperature returns to normal. The rest of the family will be quarantined only if you test positive for coronavirus.
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21 thoughts on “Health Ministry deepens lockdown, issues strict new rules nationwide

  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 17:16 at 17:16

    transmission rate can move exponentially…

  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 17:25 at 17:25

    Jews have weak immune systems due to centuries of inbreeding. That’s why they need to take such measures. In the end, this constantly mutating virus will break through and infect the feeble Jew and they will drop like flies.

    • Mar 17, 2020 @ 21:01 at 21:01


    • Mar 18, 2020 @ 20:05 at 20:05

      @Vlad… Doctor Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh in the 1950s Cured Polio Worldwide with the Salk Vaccine & Pitt gave it Free to Stop Polio in Global Children & People while the USSR Gulags did nothing, and Jonas Salk was a Jewish Hero Not a Feeble Jew! Stalin was a Clubbed Foot Tyrant!

  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 17:29 at 17:29


  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 18:48 at 18:48

    For sure, isn’t a perfect place to share my equestrian hobby, but I have to start somewhere, so I thought that this category will be ok.

  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 20:26 at 20:26

    This virus is very good for us. Its destroying our enemies but we need to put in place controls to make sure that it does not become a major problem for us.

    Soon for every Jew that dies tens of thousands of our enemies will no longer be able to threaten us. Trust the government they know what is at stake and are working to protect us while punishing those who love us not.

    • Mar 17, 2020 @ 22:43 at 22:43

      I allow you to suck on my sticky socks, but do not bite in please, by socks can barely support nazis.

      • Mar 18, 2020 @ 0:26 at 0:26

        Yes Zioncons are the NAZI’S of this age. If it had not been for the heroic efforts to rid our great nation of this cancer its sad to think that Poland may have been taken over by these vermin. Wake up America before they use this crisis as a opportunity to feed on you.

        We all pray that the Palestinians will soon receive justice and that those who have harmed them so will be held to account.

  • Mar 17, 2020 @ 20:31 at 20:31

    Thye Proper term is HEALTH FUND, not sick fund

  • Mar 18, 2020 @ 1:06 at 1:06


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  • Mar 18, 2020 @ 1:07 at 1:07

    1986 Szcurolap

  • Mar 18, 2020 @ 1:08 at 1:08

    See on youtube.

  • Mar 18, 2020 @ 10:49 at 10:49

    In view of some of the comments, just wondering why certain posters come to Debka at all……..maybe they were rejected everywhere else!

  • Mar 19, 2020 @ 13:41 at 13:41

    How are those Israeli laboratories doing with corona vaccine? I’d appreciate some serious news. Thanks!

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