Israel imposes night curfew in 40 cities, towns

Tel Aviv, September 7 : A special Israeli ministerial committee has ruled to enforce a night curfew in 40 cities & towns with high COVID-19-19 morbidity beginning from Mon., as per a govt announcement.

The curfew going to be in enforce from Seven p.m. to five a.m., Xinhua press agency quoted the joint announcement released by Israeli PM’s Workplace & Ministry of Health as informing on Sun..

Throughout these hours, only vital companies going to be permitted to open & movement going to be perimitted in 500 meters from residences.

In these cities & towns, gatherings of over 10 citizens indoors & 20 outdoors going to be banned, awhile educational institutions & kindergartens going to remain closed.

The 40 cities & towns have been declared “red” in the context of a govt “traffic light” programme, that has classified all cities & towns in Israel into red, orange, yellow & green as per morbidity level.

Meantime, the nation recorded 1,708 new COVID-19 instances on Sun., that taken the total caseload to to 130,644.

The number of deaths rised to 1,019 with 12 new fatalities, awhile the amount of sufferers in severe condition rose from 439 to 453, out of 922 sufferers presently hospitalized.

The amount of recoveries approached 102,477 with 996 new ones.