Israel entered the second wave of the epidemic of the coronavirus. As reported June 20 edition of The Times of Israel, stated in the report of the national information centre for combating COVID-19 operating at the office of military intelligence of the IDF, in cooperation with the Ministry of health.
According to razvedochny, the growing epidemic will lead to the fact that in July will be recorded thousands of new cases and hundreds of deaths.
New wave will be different in characteristics from the first wave, but this does not become less serious, warned the centre. Potentially, the current increase in the incidence of threatened re-introduction of a national quarantine, said the authors of the report.
The IDF and the Ministry of health is concerned about the frivolous attitude of citizens to wear masks and other measures for the prevention of coronavirus.
In recent days, the number of cases per day ranges between 200 and 300, while in may this figure decreased to 20.
The Ministry of health on 21 June announced its readiness to open up all the specialized departments for patients COVID-19, informs ynet.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on June 21 warned that the government is ready to impose a full lockdown, if the requirements on the wearing of masks and observance of social distance will be massively violated, writes the Jerusalem Post.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 8.97 million, of which 468,8 thousand died.