Health Min. Edelstein warns of 'mass infection parties' on Purim, urges, 'guidelines were written with blood - keep them!'

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein (Likud) on Tuesday morning said that 70% of Israelis over age 16 have been vaccinated.

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"The good news: Over 70% of Israeli citizens over age 16 have been vaccinated - 4,456,000 people, of whom 3,076,000 have received the second dose as well," Edelstein said.

"The less good news: Mass infection parties have been planned for us. Therefore, we will act to impose a night curfew and drastically reduce public transportation over the Purim holiday.

"These guidelines have been written in blood - keep them!" he urged. Read more at Arutz-7