Israel Lifting More Restrictions
It’s anticipated that the Israeli government will lift more economic restrictions in the coming weeks after reports that the spread of the coronavirus appeared to be slowing. Under the new guidelines, malls and markets can reopen, along with gyms and sports facilities. Restaurants will remain closed until the middle of June according to Israel’s health ministry. However, the ministries of economy and finance want to see restaurants opened by the end of May.
There’s a lot of news coming out of Israel right now when it comes to the coronavirus. For instance, the Israel Institute of Biological Research has isolated a key coronavirus antibody that would successfully neutralize this virus. And it’s been touted as something to be looking out after, because Israel has been very influential in making sure that they could find a way to defeat this virus. This is very important to see, but also, Israel was one of the first countries to take the coronavirus very seriously. Western countries were still trying to figure out the severity of the coronavirus. The reopening of Israel is a positive step in the right direction, and hopefully a sign of better things to come for Israel and better things to come for us.
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