Israeli coronavirus cases reach 154 ahead of new restrictions

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel rose to 154 on Saturday with 11 new cases. Three are in serious condition, but no deaths so far. New restrictions to be announced Saturday night on movement and traffic are designed to slow the economy by 50pc while short of a total stoppage. Around 38,000 people are in self-quarantine, including close to 1,000 doctors, more than 600 nurses, 170 paramedics and 80 pharmacists. The number of tests next week is due to quadruple to upward of 2,000. The Polish airline discontinued flights to Israel for 10 days, halting an average 10 flights per week between Warsaw and Tel Aviv.

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One thought on “ Israeli coronavirus cases reach 154 ahead of new restrictions

  • Mar 14, 2020 @ 21:11 at 21:11

    Unless Israel is doing an excellent job slowing transmission through a cooperative population which understands the value of quarantine and social isolation. Israelis care very much for one another and are famous for stepping up when there’s a crisis.


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