Netanyahu, Gantz reach agreement on 10-day full lockdown


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz have agreed to implement a stricter lockdown to last 10 days ahead of the government meeting on tightening restrictions Tuesday afternoon.

The Health Ministry has sought a tighter lockdown after the limited lockdown which was implemented a week and a half ago failed to lower coronavirus morbidity rates.

The new restrictions will include the full closure of the education system and will go into effect starting this Friday. Read More