In Israel in the night of July 17, members of the government at a special meeting approved the introduction of new restrictions because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. This publication reports Newsru.co.il.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that if immediately not to introduce new quarantine restrictions, in the next three weeks, the number of critically ill patients in Israeli hospitals will grow eight times.
So, in the evening today will go into effect the following restrictions will be closed gyms and studios, with the exception of facilities used for sport of high achievements; visitors will close the restaurants and cafes, will work only delivery; restaurants at hotels you will be able to serve 35% of its total capacity; prohibited activities in closed premises with participation of more than 10 people, and outdoor Seating to 20 people.
In addition, the intensified restrictions on Shabbat (from Friday evening to Sunday morning). At this time will not work stores, shopping centers, hair salons, libraries, zoos, museums and exhibition halls, swimming pools and tourist facilities. The ban does not apply to grocery stores and pharmacies, optic shops and electronic repair workshops.
On weekdays, by 50% will cut the number of employees in offices in state institutions; will be closed canteens at enterprises.
With regard to the system of education, the final decision on new restrictions is still pending.
The Ministry of health of Israel said that the violation of these restrictions is a criminal offence.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning on July 17, coronavirus in the world contracted 13.8 million, of which more than 7.7 million recovered, about 589,9 thousand died. In Israel infected with the coronavirus 46, 546, 387 died. About it reports the American Johns Hopkins University.