Seven museums allowed to reopen Friday under pilot plan set to remain in place until December 6

Israel's coronavirus cabinet approved on Thursday a pilot plan for reopening street markets and a number of malls in the country as it emerges from the COVID-19 induced lockdown.

The plan, which was approved shortly after midnight, provides for 15 malls to be reopened in different parts of the country, with the owners expected to keep the customers and staff informed on the safety regulations and record violations.

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The establishments are also expected to utilize tech counting the number of visitors, without collecting their ID data, and prevent gatherings, such as long queues at entry.

Under the pilot plan, street markets and some museums will also be allowed to reopen, with largely the same requirements as the shopping malls. Read more at i24