Articles in "Corona"

Netanyahu Orders Health System to Prepare for Doubling of Severe COVID-19 Cases

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a series of discussions on Sunday just before the Yom Kippur holiday in which he ordered the ...

Israel Prepares for Yom Kippur, Sukkot Services Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Synagogues across Israel will open in a very limited fashion on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, and will be completely ...

Govt. Approves Severe Countrywide Lockdown

The government approved early Thursday morning a decision to place the entire country under a very tight closure, as part of the fight ...

Short of Staff, Health System Recruits Medics, as Corona Numbers Skyrocket in Israel

Israeli Health Minister Yuli Edelstein and the director-general of his ministry, Prof. Hezi Levy, ordered the immediate recruitment of ...

Health Ministry Official: 12% of Subjects Test Positive for COVID-19, Israel Will Exit Quarantine at 7%

Some 12% of Israelis tested for Coronavirus (COVID-19) return positive, and Israel will exit the second nationwide quarantine when the ...

Govt. Decides on 10% Pay Cut Amid Financial Crisis

The Cabinet on Monday night approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's and Finance Minister Yisrael Katz's plan to expand the Coronavirus ...

Govt. Mulls Tightening COVID-19 Closure

The Corona Cabinet will convene Monday to discuss the state of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Israel and to tighten the closure on ...

1,000 – 2,500 Israelis Expected to Die of COVID-19 in Near Future, Study Shows

A report by a team of researchers from the Hebrew University and Hadassah predicts a significant increase in the number of critically ill ...

Israeli Hospital Opens Emergency Underground Ward for COVID-19 Patients

The Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikvah opened on Thursday its emergency underground ward to facilitate the growing number of Coronavirus ...

Israel Rushes to Close System as Number of Daily Infections Passes 5,000

The government announced that it will close the school system on Thursday, a day ahead of the initially planned shut down on Friday, as ...