PM: Public must follow health directives to avoid full lockdown – PM Netanyahu says he will not hesitate to authorize punitive measures, such as hefty fines, against those who violate Health Ministry’s directives. | israelhayom.com
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the Israeli public to adhere to Health Ministry directives concerning the coronavirus outbreak in order to avoid a full lockdown.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the Health Ministry confirmed 433 cases of COVID-19 in Israel. Six patients are in serious condition and 12 have recovered. Over 50,000 Israelis are currently under home quarantine.