Israel imposes new stringent virus restrictions as 1,900 new cases are reported

Israel imposes new stringent virus restrictions as 1,900 new cases are reported

As Israel relaxed its restrictions, the country witnessed a rise in the number of cases. The Israeli government imposed new restrictions on Friday which allowed only competitive athletes to use the gyms and exercise studios. Beaches, stores, malls, barbershops, beauty salons and tourist sites will be closed on weekends. Restaurants will offer takeout and delivery only.

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This was bound to happen given that protests were erupting against Netanyahu's handling of the crisis and his enthusiastic reopening. But what needs to be asked is - will this new lockdown measure help reduce damage to an economy that is now at 21 per cent unemployment?

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