Israel Leads the World Again on Fighting Corona with New Regulations announced by the Prime Minister tonight.
Netanyahu: ‘We are at war with an invisible enemy, the virus, and in order to beat it we will use digital, technological means that were heretofore only used to fight terrorism. Some of these procedures are bound to be invasive.’ pic.twitter.com/TuA87OHlc9— i24NEWS English (@i24NEWS_EN) March 14, 2020
Netanyahu tonight held a special press conference. While he did not declare a state of emergency, he did announce new decrees that “places of leisure” will close. Kindergartens, nursery schools are shuttered.
Highlights from Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech this evening
We will be changing our policies every few days to stay up with the changes, keeping ahead.
We all need to adopt a new daily routine
Our policy is dynamic, which is why our situation is one of the best worldwide.
In order to combat this virus it will be up to the citizens to follow the guidelines to reduce the number of infections
We will use digital means to track coronavirus patients, this was approved by the court
It is very important for those who are quarantined, to remain in quarantine.
Avoid contact and wash your hands regularly. Stay at least 2m from others.
Food is and will be available, no need to storm the stores
Banks and ATMS will remain operating, same with gas stations.
Critical workplaces will continue, with 2m distancing. Those who can work from home should.
All bars, clubs, malls, theaters etc were ordered closed
Ministry of Health official:
Anyone with a temperature or coughing must remain in quarantine.
No gatherings over 10 people, must also remain 2m apart
No restrictions on public transport as of now
All school programs for all ages are suspended
Israel leads the way again on #Corona to protect their citizens https://t.co/O2yCOCe1IM— Eye On Antisemitism (@AntisemitismEye) March 14, 2020
No gatherings more than 10 ppl
shut down large orgs libraries schools 🏫 institutions
plenty of food
plenty of funding for business
closing schools daycare centres nurseries (1)